Gum Disease

Preventing & Treating Gum Disease in Fort Worth

Help prevent gum disease with twice-yearly cleanings at our Fort Worth dental practice

gum disease - fort worth dentistIf left untreated, gum disease can lead to tooth loss in adults. Also referred to as periodontal disease, gum disease is caused by a build-up of plaque that is not properly removed. Our experienced dental team at Lake Country Dental in Eagle Mountain Lake offers several treatment options to successfully treat gum disease.

Keep Your Gums Healthy:

  • Brush, floss, and rinse with mouthwash twice daily
  • Stop smoking and using tobacco products
  • Reduce stress
  • Eat a well-balanced diet
  • Stop grinding or clenching teeth
  • Regular visits for professional teeth cleaning

gum disease - fort worth dentistWarning Signs of Gum Disease:

  • Gums that bleed easily, are red, swollen, or tender
  • Gums that have pulled away from the teeth
  • Persistent bad breath or bad taste in the mouth
  • Any change in your bite
  • Permanent teeth have suddenly become loose
  • Any change in the fit of dentures

Contact Us

To learn more, or to schedule a professional cleaning, call Lake Country Dental at 817-236-8771 today.