What is periodontics?

While many do not realize it, your gums and soft tissues inside of your mouth are important to the health of your smile. Periodontics, sometimes referred to as periodontal treatment, is the field of dentistry that focuses on preventing and treating gum disease and other degenerative conditions of your soft and hard tissues. At Lake City Way Dental Center, we provide comprehensive periodontics in Seattle, Washington as part of our ongoing effort to take care of all your dental health needs.

What are the benefits of healthy gums?

There are many benefits to having healthy gums. Your gums are able to protect the bones of your teeth from disease and decay while also helping to securely hold your teeth into place. Bad breath and foul tastes in the mouth are also associated with unhealthy gums or soft tissue diseases. Your gums can even play a role in how your overall smile looks. Our periodontal treatments are designed to improve both the health and beauty of your gums. For more information, we welcome you to contact our dental office today. We would love to help you schedule a consultation with our devoted dentist, Dr. Obiora E. Nkwonta. We look forward to meeting you soon