A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that more than 47 percent of American adults suffer with some stage of periodontal disease.* That is nearly half of the population.
You might even have gum disease and not even know it yet. Gum disease does not only threaten the loss of teeth and bone but studies have shown that untreated gum disease can increase your risk of other serious health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, and some forms of cancer. It is vital to seek treatment as soon as possible. Contact our office today to receive your appointment.
There are three stages of gum disease: gingivitis, periodontitis and advanced periodontitis. If diagnosed early enough, the damage from gum disease can be minimal. It is important to seek treatment with a specialist like Dr. Nancy Perez-Medina as soon as possible to restore your oral health and to prevent serious health complications down the road. Some common signs and symptoms of gum disease include:
Dr. Nancy Perez-Medina has been in practice as a periodontist for over 25 years. She is an experienced periodontist known for her outstanding honesty, clinical skills and compassionate patient care. A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. Perez-Medina grew up in a humble environment always dreaming of becoming a dentist. She attended the University of Puerto Rico for her Bachelor’s degree in Biology, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. After completing her undergraduate, she earned her degree as Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Puerto Rico Dental School where she graduated in the top of her class.
Dr. Nancy Perez-Medina is a Board Certified periodontist providing minimally-invasive periodontal treatment in Helotes, TX. If you are suffering from gum disease contact our office as soon as possible to receive your appointment for a consultation. We look forward to meeting you.Contact our staff and we'll be sure to follow up with you within 24 hours.