Healthy gums are the foundation of Healthy Smile. Unfortunately, gingivitis (early stage of the gum disease) and periodontitis (later stage) will manifest itself and lead to bleeding gums, gums that bleeding after brushing or flossing, then later on receding gums, enlarged spaces between the gums and teeth, bad breath and loose teeth. Gum Disease (periodontal disease) is the most common cause of tooth loss among adults.

Dr. Spivak offers the latest gum treatments to arrest gum disease from spreading which includes deep cleaning through gentle scraping or sonic vibration, medications (small pads impregnated with antibiotic solutions) that can be placed between teeth and gums, also gum grafts, gum lifts and laser pocket elimination surgery.