Periodontal disease can appear without much warning and very few symptoms. That’s why we check your mouth and measure your gum pockets at every visit. We also ask that you tell us if you have any gum recession, swelling, or bleeding while brushing or flossing. Bleeding is not normal! If we do discover a gum infection, we might choose to treat it here, but in extreme or advanced cases, we might also elect to refer you to a periodontist for treatment. Either way, we’ll get your infection cleared – and you back to smiling – in no time.