Much like teeth, gums are susceptible to bacteria and plaque. Excellent hygiene habits and regular dental visits are typically sufficient to keep your gums healthy. However, many patients struggle with periodontal disease, which can severely affect their gums and their overall health. At Institute of Dental Implants and Periodontics, Dr. Erdle offers several services to treat and control all stages of periodontal disease. We invite you to contact us at 847-662-3414 to learn more about treatments such as: