Caring for the dental health of our community is a collaborative effort at Highland Dental Health. Our team loves to see the healthy results when our patients practice a healthy dental hygiene routine at home, brushing and flossing regularly. When they come in for their six month appointment we take their healthy preventive habits to an exceptional level with a comprehensive exam and deep cleaning that eliminates even the hard-to-reach bacteria and tartar that only a professional cleaning may reach. For healthy teeth that can last a lifetime it’s good to have a friendly staff and experienced dentist on your team.
What is Gum Disease?
Gum disease begins as simple, easily treated gum irritation but if it is not treated it may progress to periodontitis, which is the leading cause for adult tooth loss in America today. Most teens and adults have some level of gingivitis, or gums that are red or sore and bleed when brushing or flossing.In more serious cases gum disease leads to periodontitis, where the gums begin to pull away from the teeth and may lead to tooth loss. To best take care of your teeth it is important to practice quality preventive care:
What Causes Bad Breath?
6 Signs To Look Out For
Bad breath (also known as halitosis) is an uncomfortable physical condition that most of us wish we could keep a secret! If you’re tired of carrying breath mints around or feeling self conscious about your smile ask yourself if you have one or more of these factors are causing your consistent bad breath:
Diet high in odor-causing foods such as garlic or onions
Poor or neglected dental hygiene routine
Gum disease or significant decay in the teeth and mouth
Improperly fitting dentures or devices that trap food or bacteria
Medical conditions, illness, or taking certain medications
Smoking or chewing tobacco
How We Can Help
Using Conservative Care For Healthier Teeth
Our dental practice in Fort Atkinson believes that each of our patient’s smiles deserve to be strong, healthy and confident at every appointment. When you come in for a deep cleaning or comprehensive exam our staff is able to use professional modern tools and services to support your teeth for years to come.
Our highly skilled hygiene team of Diane and Carol will work to give you the cleanest, healthiest smile you have ever experienced!
Preventive Dentistry at Highland Dental Health
Six Month Visits Are More Important Than You Think
It’s easy to wonder why you have to come in every six months when you don’t see or feel a change in your dental health. But can your regular brushing and flossing (and even mouthwash!) deliver the same results as a professional deep cleaning at the dentist? At Highland Dental Health Dr. Garrison practices the best in conservative and preventive care using the best tools in advanced dental technology. When our team can monitor changes in your dental health we’re able to treat small issues before they become a painfully noticeable (or expensive) problem.
Our Fort Atkinson community wouldn’t be complete without our local dentist Dr. Brenda Garrison and her family-friendly practice! With our new and innovative approach to modern dentistry, Dr. Garrison and her team get to know each of her patient's unique concerns to form treatment plans that are painless, comfortable and styled to suit their specific needs. Whether you have a cavity, need an in-office dental implant or are curious about your dental health, we use the best materials and methods in our treatments so you can feel comfortable about your treatments and relaxed to be in the care of a compassionate dentist and staff. As a patient focused practice serving the communities all through Jefferson County, we’re honored to be the Fort Atkinson dentist you choose when you need professional care for yourself and your entire family. To make your first appointment or schedule a visit, give us a call at 920-563-9373!