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
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.
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.
Fast Service and friendly people…
Landon D.
Very polite staff made me feel welcome
Valeria G.
Felt like the dentist listened to me and concerns. Didn’t feel rushed
Khale L.
love everything!
Emerald A.
Very helpful!
Frederic D.
Great caring staff
Jackson S.
Staff are amazing
Hannah S.
Great staff! Friendly, helpful and great with children.
Braylee M.
Great service
Mark D.
Friendly, knowledgeable and pleasant staff!
Alexis M.
Very nice service
Jasmine M.
Did very well at getting my daughter to get to know you better before you just took her to do her teeth
Skyaira P.
Professionalism, waiting period wasn’t that long to be called back.
Jariyah W.
always kind , care for my children as if there own great group of women .
Alejandra G.
I like the service i get from the place it is wonderful keep it going
Bella U.
First time great experience…everyone is really nice and professional I loved it wouldn’t go anywhere else i was afraid my kids were going to be scared but they treated them with lots of kindness […]
Aubrey R.
y son is autistic, and they were wonderful with him and very patient.
Payton M.
Everyone in the office is very personable!! Everyone smiled and talked with such ease and with a caring nature. The dentist was honest and gave me options for care. My appointment was at 9:15 and […]
Liliana G.
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
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (574) 367-7146
Fax: (574) 245-7502
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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 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (574) 367-7146
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