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John Tran

Dentist

Dr. John Tran is a Dentist practicing in Calgary, Alberta. Dr. Tran specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
John Tran
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • University of Alberta
  • Accepting new patients

Bloody painful gums, what should I do?

If you notice that your gums are bleeding and suspect that you might have gum disease, make an appointment with your dentist as soon as possible. Your dentist can confirm the READ MORE
If you notice that your gums are bleeding and suspect that you might have gum disease, make an appointment with your dentist as soon as possible.

Your dentist can confirm the presence of gum disease and come up with a plan to reverse or treat the damage. You should have a good professional cleaning and instruction on how to properly care for your teeth and gums at home. If the gum disease is more advanced, your may require scaling and root planing treatments to remove stubborn plaque and help gums to heal. Medications may also be prescribed in order to reduce the amount of oral bacteria. In serious circumstances, tooth extraction, laser treatments or dental surgery may be required in order to halt the progression of periodontitis.