Dr. C.R. (Chip) Edwards, Jr. and our team work to maintain the overall health of your mouth, including your gums and surrounding bones. To avoid advancement in periodontal (gum) disease, it is important to practice good oral hygiene, eat a balanced diet, and attend regularly scheduled dental appointments. If there is any pain or discomfort surrounding your teeth or gums, it is strongly recommended that you visit our dentist immediately for treatment for gum disease in Sanford, Florida.