Plaque left untreated along your teeth and gums can cause infection and inflammation, posing a threat to your oral health. This is referred to as gum disease, and it can lead to receding gums as well as loss of underlying bone support. Gum disease is difficult to detect on your own, but our team has experience in looking for its signs and symptoms. During your routine examinations and cleanings, we will check for signs of gum disease to ensure your oral health stays in great shape.