The Dental Center of South Bend (Dentistry and Braces for Children and Teenagers)
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment in South Bend, IN

Gum disease treatment in South Bend is diagnosed to prevent and treat a variety of diseases affecting the gums. Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease involves bacterial growth (a colorless film called “plaque”) that gradually destroys the tissue surrounding the teeth. If plaque is not removed, it builds up on the teeth and ultimately irritates the gums and causes bleeding and receding gums. If left untreated, bone and surrounding tissue will decay, resulting in loose teeth, or worse, tooth loss. More than 75 percent of Americans over the age 35 have some form of gum disease.

Our skilled doctors in South Bend will help you maintain healthy gums through the detection and treatment of diseases like periodontitis and gingivitis (i.e. inflammation, swelling, and bleeding of the gums). By detecting and treating gum disease in its earliest stages, we can help you avoid the chronic bacterial infections that can lead to tooth loss and other serious complications. You can also avoid the “long in the tooth” look of premature aging due to receding gums.

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Patient Reviews
My son had never been to a dentist office before...only had been to the Mobile Dentist at school. He did wonderfully with your staff! He really liked […]
Seth S.
I was flawless! I think I was more worried then my four year old but the doctor and staff are great. Very pleased :)
Jason C.
Great Job! On time and no wait, fast service, and great costumer service!
Omar D.
Dr. Cohen is the best :) he was so good with my son, we will definitely be back.
Kalvin K.
Awesome service, timely and professional
Carter D.
All the kids had great hygienists! Even my youngest, who is 3, had a great time and was super happy when she came back!
Jacob C.
Both the Dentist and the tech were extremely kind, patient, gentle and interactive with my special needs daughter. I was very impressed!
Heather T.
This practice is exceptional with children of all ages. I wish I would have found them sooner.
Makinzie K.
Dr and hygienist were great. Everything was timely. My child, who is typically anxious at the dentist, had a positive and calm experience.
Logan F.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (574) 367-7146
Fax: (574) 245-7502
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

For appointments, call us at: (574) 367-7146 or
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For appointments, call: (574) 367-7146
Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (574) 367-7146
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