Let Us Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy
Education and prevention are two of our top priorities. We want to help you avoid costly dental treatment, preferring to keep as many of your natural teeth intact as possible through conservative treatment. Dr. Dan Knellinger, Dr. Stacey Verkler, and Dr. Carol Bou-Sliman can help you preserve your naturally beautiful smile for many years to come with preventive care in Palm Harbor, FL.
What Is Preventive Care?
Preventive dentistry methods are designed to maintain your oral health, clearing away plaque and bacteria that can result in gum disease and decay. Exams allow our doctors to monitor oral health, providing early detection and treatment before serious damage can occur. For healthier teeth and gums, schedule the following at a minimum:
Bi-annual teeth cleaning
Yearly oral cancer screenings
Early Detection and Treatment of Gum Disease Through Preventive Care in Palm Harbor, FL
Gum disease begins with bleeding and inflammation of the gums. Bacteria that live in the plaque on your teeth can quickly infect gum tissue, wreaking havoc not only on your smile but on your overall health. Consequences of gum disease include:
Tender Inflamed Gums
Loose or Shifting
5 Things to Know Before Choosing A General Dentist
Your general dentist is your first defense against tooth decay and gum disease so choosing the right dentist for your family is important. Complete the form to download your FREE copy of our 5 Things to Know Before Choosing A General Dentistarticle!