Drs. Grant and Conger
602 Main Street, Dalton, GA 30720

Periodontics in Dalton, GA

When people think of dental health problems the first things that come to mind probably revolve around the teeth, such as tooth decay or a crooked smile. While it is important to take care of any issues with the teeth, there’s another important part of the mouth that shouldn’t be neglected – the gums. All too often people forget the importance of protecting the health of their gums, and the results can be catastrophic. This is why it’s important for individuals to visit out periodontists in Dalton to make sure that their gums are healthy, and have any underlying issues treated before it is too late.

The science of protecting and treating the gums is called periodontics. Periodontists aim to prevent gum disease, which occurs when plaque builds up on the gums. While most leftover bits of food can be brushed or flossed away, sometimes things get stuck in areas of the mouth that people can’t reach. As this residue builds up on the teeth and gums it forms plaque, which can only be removed by a dentist. If it is not removed and simple left to fester than it will irritate the gums, causing them to bleed and pull away from the teeth. In extreme cases, gum disease can damage the soft tissue and bone that supports the teeth, causing people to lose them. Many individuals have probably heard the phrase “long in the tooth” to refer to someone who is getting older. This phrase comes from what teeth look like when the gums begin to recede from them, exposing more of the enamel. People who want to avoid sporting this look as they age should make sure to take care of their gums.

People should be checking their gums regularly to make sure that they look the way that they should. Gums should be a light pink color, not red or swollen. Furthermore, gums should not bleed during normal tooth brushing or flossing. When people visit our periodontists in Dalton, they will have their gums examined by professionals who will be able to spot the early signs of gum disease and treat it before it is allowed to progress. This can help people avoid tooth loss, bacterial infections and a number of other serious complications that could permanently damage their smile. Anyone who cares about the health of their gums should contact a periodontist in Dalton today.

Crown Lengthening

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Dental Implants

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Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment

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Periodontal Surgical Procedures

Having undergone years of intensive training at some of the nation’s finest dental schools, our Dalton periodontists have acquired the necessary skills and experience to perform highly sophisticated surgical procedures to cope with and combat the ravages of gum disease, […]

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Patient Reviews
Service is great
Kim M.
Dr. Grant/Conger has served my family for over 20 years.
Kimberly O.
Excellent and speedy service. Not terms usually equated to any medical office visit, but the hygienists are quick at assessing and the dentists are quick at treating.
Casey B.
My experience was very pleasant and the dental assistant very kind.The doctor was very nice and kind and didn’t make me feel bad for the length of time since I had been to a dentist.He fixed […]
Charlotte B.
Great staff and service. We have been coming here for over 30 years. Thanks for taking care of us over the years!
Mary S.
I have been a patient at Dr. Grant’s since 1976 and have always had great work on my teeth there and Dr. Grant and staff are wonderful and friendly always to me and my family who also are […]
Peggy C.
Awesome
Justin W.
Received Injections and didnt feel anything dentist always asked if I was okay during the procedure. Never waited long, friendly staff.
Heather D.
Im 37 years old and have been going there since I was a child never been disappointed love the staff and the work
Pamela S.
Great experience, office staff and clinical staff all great!
Britany P.
Great service and friendly a atmosphere. The staff are great
Heather H.
Dr. is the best dentist in Dalton!
Cathy L.
The staff is always so caring and concerned about how I’m doing during any of my dental work. Everyone there goes above and beyond to create a wonderful atmosphere! I wouldn’t want to go […]
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English K.
I’ve been a satisfied patient of Dr. Larry Grant for a long time. Today (3/30) I got the chance to meet Dr. Sammy Carden,who performed a root canal on me. It was a very pleasant experience, and […]
Bradley M.
I like this office as it is friendly and feels like home. I like the location I also like the Dent-rite program as it saves me money
Sue C.
Dr. Grant is an excellent dentist. Mae Williams, Garlene, and Karen are excellent office staff. They are friendly and act like they want you to receive the best dental care possible. If you have a […]
Kay W.
I have been going to Dr. Grant for years with my family and always received warm hospitality. The people here do exceptionally well work. The staff is very kind and willing to help you any way they […]
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Friendly staff.
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  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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