Your gums have several extremely important jobs to do. They help protect your teeth from decay and keep them in their proper alignment. Moreover, they are your body’s best line of defense against the oral bacteria that can cause problems for your heart and lungs and that have even been linked to Alzheimer’s disease. At Vive Dental Day Spa, our dentists and team offer periodontal treatments in Chevy Chase, Maryland, to help you maintain healthy gums and a healthy body. You can learn more below, and you can call 301-664-9695 for an appointment with Dr. Janet Oyeledun or Dr. Dayo Ogunnaike.