More Than Your Daily Brushing and Flossing
Many Americans suffer from periodontal disease without even knowing it. Also known as gum disease, it begins when harmful bacteria becomes trapped in between the gums and teeth. If left untreated, this disease can spread quickly and have disastrous results on your dental health, such as gum tissue becoming destroyed or receding from the teeth, bone loss, and the loosening or loss of teeth. As gum disease begins to develop, patients may experience gum redness, swelling, and pain or irritation in the mouth. If you are concerned about your dental health, get the care you need by speaking with one of our trained professionals about setting an appointment.
Six Month Appointments With Us.
The American Dental Association has reported that an estimated 47% of the U.S. population aged 30 years or older suffer from mild to severe forms of gum disease. Because gum disease can begin painlessly it is hard to detect at home. By attending regular dental cleanings and exams, Dr. Blair and her team will be able to assess your dental health condition and determine your risks for developing gum disease. With an experienced and helpful team at your side, devising a treatment plan for your specific needs is easy.
Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease
Am I At Risk of Gum Disease?
At Third Coast Family Dental, we put in the extra effort of supporting your dental health through conservative and careful treatment, so that you can enjoy your healthy teeth for a lifetime. We work with you to determine if you have a chronic risk at forming gum disease and help you to find preventive methods of care. The following are examples of risks associated with causing gum disease
• Poor dental hygiene routine
• Medical History
• Genetic disposition
• Consuming certain medications
• Neglect of regular checkups and exams
Your Appointment With Us
We understand that going to the dentist can be stressful or feel uncomfortable, so we’ve formed our practice around gentle and effective care. Our team is knowledgeable and friendly, and always has your best interest in mind. At your appointment, we will carefully guide you through a thorough exam of your current dental health and determine what treatment plans are best for you. By examining your teeth and assessing your medical history, we will find a way to best treat your teeth in a way that works best for your lifestyle needs and comfort. When you visit Dr. Blair at Third Coast Family Dental, we are able to help, no matter your current dental health status. To book your appointment, please contact one of our friendly staff members at (414) 327-2700.
Connecting patients with all of their available options
“Your best care begins with compassion and understanding.”
Whether you’re calling to set your six month appointment or haven’t seen a dentist in awhile, we’ll help you feel comfortable and safe when it’s time to see the dentist. Our conservative approach means we will work with you to find a treatment that gives you your best sense of health now and helps preserve and maintain your healthy teeth for years to come.