You need healthy gums for a variety of reasons: Your gums help hold your teeth in place, protect your smile from cavities and even keep your body safe from oral bacteria that can create serious problems for your general health. If you want to maintain healthy gums, call Kotis Family Dentistry at 704-873-4271 for an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Amanda Brown Kotis. We can see you for the following periodontal treatments in Statesville, North Carolina: