Dr. Grasso and his team are skilled in treating gingivitis and periodontal disease. 

Periodontal diseases are infections of the structures around the teeth, which include the gums, periodontal ligament and alveolar bone. In the earliest stage of periodontal disease — gingivitis — the infection affects the gums. In more severe forms of the disease, all of the tissues are involved.

Below is a video that talks about periodontitis, a more advanced stage of periodontal disease.  Regular dental cleanings and good dental hygiene can go a long way toward preventing this disease. 

If you are concerned that you may have periodontitis, seek treatment immediately.