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The best way to prevent gum disease is to remove plaque from teeth through effective and regular home care combined with regular visits to your dentist to remove plaque and its build-up, calculus, through scaling.

Incorrect brushing technique can actually cause damage to teeth and gums. read more...

Preventative periodontal care involves the patient working with both the dentist who deals with the teeth above the gum line and a periodontist who works on the gums and below them.

Barber Periodontics works closely with dentists who understand how periodontics compliments dentistry for the best patient result.