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Restore Gum Health and Protect Your Smile with Gum Disease Treatment in Chester, VA

Don’t risk your smile. Make your appointment today.

Gum disease can lurk in your mouth, often without any obvious signs. Left untreated, it can sneak up on you and damage your smile. However, with the help of our periodontal services, you can combat gum disease.

Dr. Felton will treat your gums to:

  • Remove hidden infection beneath your gumline
  • Help guard against gum recession and tooth loss
  • Give you a more attractive smile you’ll feel confident in
  • Help fight chronic halitosis (bad breath)

Catch Gum Disease Early to Preserve a Healthy Smile

Gum disease is one of the most underdiagnosed oral problems. Some health professionals estimate that up to 48 percent of adults ages 30-64 have some form of gum disease. At Felton Dentistry, we maintain a high bar for what we consider “healthy.” Treating gum disease is a big focus for our dental practice, and we have several techniques to restore oral health.

The first step toward treating gum disease is a thorough examination. That’s why it’s so important to visit Dr. Felton at least twice a year for regular exams. Early detection of gum disease will make your treatment more effective and less costly.

You Can Have Healthy Gums Again With Gum Disease Treatment in Chester, VA

Call our team today at 804-717-2099 to schedule an exam.

If we find evidence of gum disease in your mouth, our first step is usually scaling and root planing. Using special tools, your dentist will gently remove (scale) the built-up tartar and bacteria on your teeth roots below the gumline. Then we will smooth (plane) the roots to make it more difficult for bacteria to grow back there. Depending on your situation, we may need to repeat this procedure several times per year.

More severe gum disease may require using antibiotics to help fight the infection. If needed, we can also recommend certain specialty toothpastes and mouthwashes that will help prevent bacteria from building up again. In addition, we can show you the best ways to brush and floss at home to keep your teeth and gums as clean as possible.

What Our Patients are Saying

  • I’m an extremely nervous patient and the staff went out of there way to help me cope. I am satisfied considering the somewhat difficult treatment needed within my requested timeline.... Read More

    thumb SUSAN JUSTICE
    November 10, 2021

    Friendly, dependable staff. Kellsie is a wonderful hygienist who is very gentle and thorough. Wonderful experience every time I go! Highly recommend!

    thumb Tommie Clare
    October 17, 2021

    Had an incredibly good deep cleaning with Kellsie on 14 Sep - she was painless, pleasant and very instructive of what was causing my issue and how to solve... Read More

    thumb Curt Powell
    September 17, 2021
  • I always had a fear about going to the dentist!! When I learned I need to have a tooth pulled , wisdom tooth at that I was nervous. I’ve never... Read More

    thumb Gods Pop tart
    September 17, 2021

    Mrs Mary and Dr Patel did great, Mrs. Mary kept ke laughing and smiling the whole time

    thumb GM GetMoree
    May 17, 2021

    Dr Felton and Jillian were very welcoming as a new patient. Dr Felton did a thorough examination and and really took time to talk to me and answer all of... Read More

    thumb TM H
    April 14, 2021
  • Dr. Felton and staff are very nice, knowledgeable, and friendly. They explain everything that is going on clearly so you can understand. They also work with you if you need... Read More

    thumb Amber James
    March 14, 2021

    Everybody here was AMAZING!!!!
    Ms. Kellsie and Ms. Jillian were extremely knowledgeable and did an amazing job easing my concerns before Dr. Felton came in. I will be frequenting.

    thumb Awe Press
    April 14, 2021

    Clean office and nice staff. I’ve been a patient since the early 2000’s never been disappointed.

    thumb Charnet Johnson
    January 14, 2021
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