Periodontal Therapy in Haddon Heights, NJ

The foundation of excellent oral wellbeing begins with your gum health. At The Centre of Dentistry in Haddon Heights, we will assess your gums for potential problems, including signs of gum disease. We’ve had a periodontist on staff since 1983, and with periodontal therapy, we can make sure your gums are returned to optimum health.

The primary reason American adults experience tooth loss is due to gum disease. Oral bacteria can also be absorbed into the bloodstream and cause systemic problems, such as heart disease and strokes. Gum disease has also been linked to diabetes, low birth weights, and cancer. That’s why your gum health is so important, and why getting periodontal therapy can stave off more serious gum health issues.

At The Centre for Dentistry in South Jersey, we believe that keeping your teeth and gums in excellent condition means better health overall! When you come in for your treatment, we may recommend periodontal therapy in combination with other procedures in order to protect your smile.

Your gum health is imperative. Please come to the Haddon Heights location of The Centre for Dentistry if you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Pockets forming around teeth
  • Discolorations, especially redness
  • Tenderness or swelling
  • Loosening teeth
  • Slipping dentures
  • Bleeding when brushing
  • Chronic bad breath
  • Pus leaking between teeth
  • Changes in the way your teeth meet

We recommend you read the following source materials to find out more about how gum disease affects your overall health.

Unhealthy Gums May Hike Risk of Cancer (MSNBC.com)

Gum Disease Links to Heart Attacks and Strokes (Perio.org)

Genes and Gene Polymorphisms Associated with Peridontal Disease (PubMed.gov)

Periodontal Disease and Pregnancy (Perio.org)

Mouth-Body Connection (Perio.org)

The Facts on Why Your Teeth Need to Feel as Smooth to Your Tongue as a Waxed Car Does to Your Fingers

The dental experts at The Centre for Dentistry in Haddon Heights provide excellence in general, cosmetic, sedation, children’s, and restorative dentistry services for New Jersey patients. Conveniently located ½ mile from Exit 29 of I-295, we welcome families from Haddon Heights, Cherry Hill, Haddonfield, Moorestown, and Voorhees. Find out what makes our office so special causing people to drive past hundreds of offices to see us.  We see a lot of Jersey Shore residents, and take into consideration how far you have travelled, and therefore offer expanded visits so that if you’re coming from a distance, you will have your travel time minimized. We seek to WOW you in so many ways. Most importantly -- we are empathetic -- we know what it's like to be a patient in the chair, and we stand out from the crowd. We have built a substantial patient loyalty since we established our office in 1976 by emphasizing the CARE in dental care. Book your appointment now!

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Dr. Stephen J. Markus Haddon Heights, NJ general, cosmetic, & restorative dentist. (856) 546-0665 care@cent4dent.com