The Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS Guide To Preventing Gum Disease

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Hearing that you have gum disease can be upsetting. Here at Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS in Murray, Utah, 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, Dr. Clint Blackwood 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
Avoid between-meal snacking
Stay away from tobacco products

Solutions for Correcting Serious Gum Disease

Scaling
Root planing
Antibiotics
Surgery

Dr. Blackwood knows gum disease can sneak up on you. Regular check-ups and daily oral hygiene is vital for preventing the pain and health issues accompanied by periodontal disease. Gum disease can be successfully treated, but avoiding it is clearly best.

Dr. Blackwood is equipped with the education and experience to care for the full gamut of Salt Lake City patients’ dental needs including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and dental implants.

 

Contact Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS:

801-506-6009

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

279 E 5900 S Ste 202
Murray, Utah
84107

 

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