The Silent Dental Disease

Half of adult Americans have periodontal (gum) disease and don’t even know it. In its early stages, the symptoms may not seem like a big deal — bleeding when brushing and flossing, tender and red gums. They may start out mild, but as the disease progresses, these signs are a clear red flag to your dentist that something is wrong. The issue, however, is that periodontal disease is easier to resolve when caught early.

Some Things You Might Not Know About Your Hygienist

2020 is off to a great start here at Sehnert Precision Dentistry! We are looking forward to another year of providing patients like you with quality dental care. An important part of great service is educating patients on preventative oral health. Do you know what one of the first lines of defense is when it comes to spotting tooth decay and more serious dental problems such as gum disease and even oral cancer?