Periodontal disease, which is often called gum disease, is a serious condition that is caused by bacteria in built-up plaque and tartar. Our doctors invite you to visit us every six months for a routine exam and cleaning, so that we can remove the plaque that leads to this disease. Based on your needs, our team at Dental Associates of Manchester can also offer other methods for cleaning your teeth and treating gum disease. Please contact us soon to schedule an appointment with our dentists and to gain more information on your treatment options for gum disease in Manchester, Iowa.