How Do I Avoid Gum Disease?
County Dental in New York offers a comprehensive soft tissue management program (STMP). This hygiene maintenance program is designed to prevent periodontal (gum) disease and treat any existing infections in order to establish good oral health.
One of the major causes of tooth loss in adults is gum disease. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is caused by plaque on our teeth that is an infection of the tissues surrounding and supporting your teeth.
Our County Dental dentists want you to you know warning signs may not always be obvious. Maintain your six month routine dental cleaning checkups to help with early discovery.
- Gums that bleed easily
- Tender and swollen gums
- Persistent bad breath or bad taste
- Loose permanent teeth
- Change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite
Factors that increase developing gum disease
- Poor oral hygiene
- crooked teeth
Customized Treatment Plans at County Dental in New York
If you do exhibit signs of gum disease, we will create a customized treatment plan to reduce the infection and reverse the progression of the disease.
Identifying Dental Health Care Concerns in New York
Our County Dental team of dental professionals approaches every patient relationship by carefully listening to any dental concerns they might have. Then we use our dental expertise and state-of-the-art dental equipment to provide the best dental care available for our patients. We make it a priority to get to know each of our patient’s dental and individual needs. Our services range from General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, and Restorative Dentistry, to dental specialty services. Our in-house team of Dental Specialists allows you to make us your one-stop shop for all of you oral health care needs.