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Gum Disease Fort Mill, SC
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The gums inside the mouth are very important to the entire structure of a person’s smile and complete oral health. Healthy gums are firm and light pink that can withstand brushing and flossing without discomfort or bleeding. For many people, gum disease begins to affect their mouths without them being aware of it. Red, swollen gums that bleed during tooth brushing are at the first stage of gum disease. If left untreated, this seemingly simply condition can progress into something much worse and irreversibly change a person’s smile. At Gold Hill Dentistry, we offer complete and comprehensive family dental care to patients of all ages. Preventive care is essential to avoiding gum disease, but once a person has the first stages of gum disease treatment is critical.

Gum disease is caused by harmful bacterial plaque that builds up on the teeth from the breakdown of foods and beverages that people consume. While this is a natural process, it is important to remove plaque daily through brushing and flossing. Brushing removes plaque that builds up on the outer surfaces of the teeth, while flossing removes plaque from between the teeth where toothbrush bristles cannot reach. Before you think of skimping on your flossing habits, know this: flossing is more important than brushing!

Gum disease that is allowed to progress without a professional cleaning and interventional treatment can destroy a person’s mouth in relatively little time. Plaque forms very quickly, and if it is not removed daily (by brushing AND flossing!), it will begin to breakdown the structure of the teeth by eating away at the surrounding gums.

Dr. Sagunarthy and Dr. Mokris understand the devastation that can occur from gum disease. Our dental practice offers restorative treatments that will allow the early stages of gum disease to be reversed. If you think that you have any signs of gum disease, please contact our office right away. The sooner you begin treatment, the sooner your smile can be restored.

Posted on behalf of Gold Hill Dentistry

2848 Pleasant Road, #104
Fort Mill, SC 29708

Phone: (803) 547-4466

Our Client Reviews

Gold Hill Dentistry

4.4 / 5.0

Based on 97 reviews

Marsha Rose

The staff at Gold Hill Dentistry is wonderful. They are polite, professional and helpful I have a history of working as both a dental assistant and hygienist in another state. I’m extremely particular when it comes to my dental care. My daughter recommended Gold Hill. I am very pleased with my dental care. I highly recommend the practice.

Don Rowley

The entire staff at Gold Hill Family Dentistry are professional, friendly, and very good at what they do. I’ve made numerous recommendations to family and friends. Very happy with the dental work they do. Scheduling, insurance processing, and follow up are always first class. Dr Kavi is the man.

Angelique Autumn McGowan

I highly recommend this dental practice. The staff are gracious, helpful, courteous and accommodating. Dr. Sagunarthy is a wonderful dentist. This is from someone who has always suffered with dental and gum issues. He is current on dental information, kind, gentle and professional! I am so happy to have found this practice!

Richard DeCristo

Dr. Sagunarthy is one of if not the best dentist I ever went to. He recently replaced a crown that was botched by another dentist and the procedure was done perfectly and painlessly. I first went to Gold Hill Dentistry for a second opinion on four crowns and maybe a root canal I needed asap from another dentist in Fort Mill. As it turned out I needed the crown replacement and only one other at a later date. That’s about $6000.00 I saved leaving this OTHER FORT MILL DENTIST. In addition to this wonderful dentist, the total staff is outstanding.

Chrissy Jaselskis

Awesome dentist. Everyone was nice and professional. Very thorough job cleaning my teeth. Lots of great conversations. Staff made an uncomfortable place for me very comfortable. Thank you.

Thomas Dorsett

Very professional and caring staff. Highly recommend the service, they take personal care with all patience. I have experienced some of the best Hygienist.

Bill Strickland

Great staff. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Would heartily recommend as they have been taking care of my family for years.

Midge Zimmerman

I have dental anxiety. I dreaded locating a dentist after recently moving to the area. I had gone to another dentist in the area but quickly changed to Gold Hill Denistry. Dr. Sagarnathy and staff are always kind, gentle and concerned with my well being. They also do a really good dental work. Other than routine work, I have had an implant, and chipped tooth repaired, all are doing well.

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2848 Pleasant Road, #104
Fort Mill, SC 29708

Phone: (803) 547-4466