Your gums and jawbone are the supporting structures for your smile. Periodontal disease, commonly called gum disease, is a serious condition that compromises oral health and can lead to tooth, gum, and bone loss. Periodontal disease has also been shown to be a factor in other diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, pancreatic cancer and low birth weight and pre-mature babies. Our periodontist provides specialized therapies to alleviate the symptoms of gum disease and optimize your periodontal health. At your visit, you will receive a thorough examination and ultimately a treatment plan customized for your unique needs. Dental centre Clarus will consult with you about oral conscious sedation which can relieve your fears and promote a sense of calm.