The answers to the following 6 questions will tell you not only if you have periodontal disease but to what degree and can only be answered by a dental hygienist:

  1. Do I have the active bacterial infection called periodontal disease? Yes or No
  2. Has the bacteria entered my bloodstream?
  3. Has it caused increased health risks?
  4. What do we do about it?
  5. Did Therapy work?
  6. Has it come back?