If dental hygiene is neglected, it is possible to develop periodontal (gum) disease. This condition develops from a plaque and bacteria buildup in the gums. Periodontal disease can be extremely painful and cause several major and permanent side effects. If you have periodontal disease, it is important to have it treated right away. At the dental office of Steven Wolfson, DDS, our dentist and periodontist can provide you with the treatment you need to restore your gums and oral health. For more information about our treatments for gum disease in Houston, Texas, we invite you to contact our office at 713-789-1225 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Steven Wolfson and our periodontist. Don’t let gum disease get you down and let our dentist help plan a periodontal treatment with you or your family.