Periodontal disease is a common but harmful condition that is important to treat right away. Some telltale signs of gum disease typically include red, swollen, and bleeding gums when you brush. At the office of Donald R. Hermansen DDS, we can determine whether you may have periodontal disease or could develop it in the future. Our dentist can also recommend some good steps to help you avoid periodontal disease in Redwood City, California. To learn more, and to schedule your appointment, we welcome you to contact our office at 650-716-2500.