Gum Disease Treatments in Salem, OR

Gentle, effective, and high-tech care

Our approach to gum health

You can’t build a sturdy house on a weak foundation. The same holds true for your oral health. Gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) is the #1 cause of preventable tooth loss in adults today. At Healthy Smiles Family Dental in Salem, we help our patients win the fight against periodontal disease. Our holistic approach emphasizes prevention and minimally invasive gum disease treatment options designed with your comfort in mind.

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Gum disease treatments

Perio Protect
Perio Protect is a high-tech and proven treatment used to fight gum disease from the comfort of your own home! We’ll create a custom set of Perio Protect trays designed to sit comfortably against your gumline. You’ll fill these trays with a specially formulated peroxide gel and wear them as instructed by your dentist. Most patients see an improvement in gum disease symptoms within 2 weeks!

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Deep Cleanings
While “regular” cleanings are designed to clean the surfaces of the teeth, a deep cleaning targets bacteria above the gumline. Using specialized tools, our dentists gently remove bacterial build-up, allowing your gums to heal naturally. A deep cleaning is both an effective way to prevent gum disease and helps your body recover if gum disease is detected.

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Gum disease prevention tips

    • Brush thoroughly — but not too hard!
    • Floss every night before bedtime
    • See your dentist 2x a year for exams and cleanings

Dentistry is teamwork

Don’t let worries about gum disease or anxiety about visiting the dentist hold you back. Our friendly and caring staff will help you feel at ease before, during, and after your visit to our Salem dentist office. When you meet with a gum disease dentist, you’ll get answers to your questions and learn about our high-tech and minimally invasive treatments. This isn’t like any dentist office you’ve been to before!

We take pride in giving back to the community, volunteering, and donating to great causes in the Salem area like the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and Dentalvan. Healthy Smiles Family Dental is making Oregon healthier and happier — one smile at a time!

“The staff is fantastic! They did an amazing job at making my grandson feel comfortable at his first dental appointment. You all are very kind and I appreciate it!”


and Financing Options

Our gum disease dentist office accepts most insurance plans. We also offer a variety of flexible payment options, including CareCredit.

Thank you for your service! We are proud to offer all veterans a 10% discount on all dental care and any products purchased at our office.

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We offer CareCredit and discount plans through Principal and Carrington. Our office can also arrange payment plans with automatic withdrawals from your bank account.

Whether you have dental insurance or not, we’ll help you get the gum disease treatments you want and need at a price you can afford.


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Become a patient at Healthy Smiles Family Dental


A healthier you starts right here. Our gum disease dentists want to meet with you and your entire family. Schedule your consultation today.

Have questions? Call (503) 689-8936. We hope to see you soon!

Our Office


2601 25th St. SE, Suite 400
Salem, OR 97302

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Monday - Thursday
7:00AM - 4:00PM