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.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I love the employees always nice and pleasant.
Tessa L.
Love how they talk to before they do anything to your child or ask questions about things you watching out for at home
Rihanna K.
Professionalism, waiting period wasn’t that long to be called back.
Jariyah W.
The gal who worked on Catherine’s teeth was very skilled at the cosmetic work which Catherine was getting done. She also was very kind and tried to help us visualize what the final product […]
Catheri D.
Everyone we came into contact with were very pleasant and friendly. I was very relaxed in Your environment and felt welcomed from the start to finish
Brooke G.
Because they treat my daughter very well and she isn’t afraid to be there
Serenity S.
Everything went perfect.
Jamie H.
Staff always so kind and explains everything with details step by step of they are going or did to my child
Daniel A.
So polite & friendly !
Lilly H.
Very polite staff made me feel welcome
Valeria G.
Everyone was very kind and professional.
Ava H.
You guys were awesome and made my four year old feel at home. She went back and got two fillings without me and didn’t even get upset. The staff is amazing and so considerate.
Estellise B.
Everyone is always friendly and appt time starts on time.
Zoe A.
Dr.Reed was so patient and caring while pulling my 3yr sons tooth along with her two assistants they talk to him and made sure he was relaxed and calmed him when he was anxious. I couldn’t have […]
Samii L.
Dr. Lauren was so nice and gentle with Terry, the dental assistant was so nice also. I can tell the dentist’s really take pride in their work and I love that.
Terry M.
I’m pleased with the results of Miles braces
Miles W.
The hygienist and denist are always very nice and understanding. Great experience for my special needs daughter and me.
Lydwine W.
Very helpful!
Frederic D.
Felt like the dentist listened to me and concerns. Didn’t feel rushed
Khale L.
Very Nice People!! Fast and effective!!
Sean L.
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. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday by appointment

Phone: (574) 367-7146
Fax: (574) 245-7502
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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 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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