Peninsula Dental

What is Gum Disease?

Gum Disease is an inflammatory disease caused by accumulation of bacteria (dental plaque) on the teeth. If not removed by brushing and flossing, the bacteria in dental plaque can cause tooth decay and gum disease

Gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss in adults.

We are back to alert LEVEL 1. We are open for routine dentistry and dental hygiene. Urgent and emergency appointments are still available and new patients are welcome. We are here to help, so if you are unsure, have any questions or need any advice on making an appointment, please contact our practice by phone on 04 388 8038 or email us on pdental@xtra.co.nz. We will continue to apply strict safety measures in order to keep our patients, staff & the community safe.