The Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Center Guide To Preventing Gum Disease

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Hearing that you have periodontitis (advanced gum disease) can be upsetting. Here at Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Center in Chesterfield, Missouri, we are committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. If you discover that you already have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help.

Symptoms of Gum Disease
Bleeding gums
Swollen, tender gums
Receding gums
Bad breath that won’t go away
Loose adult teeth
Sensitive teeth

Whether you are just being diagnosed, working to undo problems of the past, or trying to eliminate gum disease for the future, Doctor Martin Buchheit has s.

Steps for Healing or Preventing Gum Disease

Brush at least two times a day—morning and night
Brush with fluoride toothpaste
Floss at least once a day
Visit your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings
Use a fluoride rinse before brushing
Abstain from between-meal snacking
Refrain from tobacco products

Solutions for Correcting Serious Gum Disease

Scaling
Root planing
Antibiotics
Surgery

Doctor Buchheit knows gum disease can sneak up on you. Regular check-ups and regular oral hygiene are vital for preventing the pain and health issues linked to periodontal disease. Gum disease can be successfully treated, but avoiding it is clearly best.

Doctor Buchheit is equipped with the education and experience to care for the full gamut of St. Louis patients’ dental needs including general dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry.

Contact Town and Country Cosmetic Dentistry and Implant Center:

314-254-8458

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

14377 Woodlake Dr Ste 205
Chesterfield, Missouri
28036

 

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