Southeast Dental - Dentist in Markham, ON

Address : 70 Karachi Dr, Markham ON L3S 0B5
  Call Us : 905-471-2002

To Our Patients -
We're Open Now

On behalf of the entire team at Southeast Dental we sincerely hope that you and your family are in good health. We are happy to inform you that we are now able to provide dental care once again.

While many things have changed over the last few months, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your health and safety. Our office has always followed strict infection control standards and in order to keep us all protected during this pandemic and in the future, we have updated our protocols. When we see you at your next appointment, things will be a little different but rest assured, it’s all in the best interest of our staff, patients and families. Click here to see how your next visit will look.

We look forward to seeing you again soon. Please call or text us at 905-471-2002 or email us at info@southeastdental.ca to book your next appointment.

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Dealing with Chronic Gingivitis

Almost everyone experiences gingivitis at some point in their life. It’s very common, and often a result of not flossing enough or brushing gums properly. But for some, the gingivitis never seems to go away. Are you someone with chronic gingivitis?

The first step is prevention – if you are lucky enough to not yet have gingivitis, knowing how to prevent it is imperative. That starts with an effective daily dental routine, including brushing and flossing each and every day. Mouthwash can also be helpful to further rinse the gums and any pockets.  Another important part of prevention is your regular dental check-ups and cleaning so that your teeth are their cleanest, but also so the dentist can monitor your gum health and check for potential problems before they occur.

If gingivitis is something you’re already dealing with, there are options. Of course, starting with your daily dental hygiene that we outlined above is the first step. If you don’t floss daily, starting the habit as soon as possible may be the key to fixing your gingivitis and preventing its return. But if the gingivitis persists, it may mean that you have a chronic case that requires further care. When gingivitis is left untreated, it can result in a more serious gum disease called periodontitis. This can create pockets of infection in your gums, and lead to more dental problems.

To ensure that you’re treating your gingivitis properly, it is best to talk to your dental professionals. The dentists and team here at Southeast Dental in Markham will asses your situation, then provide the best care and expert techniques. Gingivitis may be common, but it is preventable and treatable. To book your next appointment, give us a call at 905-471-2002 or use our online appointment form.

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