Dr. Passamano strongly believes in preventive dentistry as the best possible means to maintaining your smile for many years to come. Our dental philosophy focuses on conservative dental procedures and patient education to prevent cavities, gum disease, and enamel wear.
Dr. Passamano understands the importance of teaching proper oral health habits to ensure patients have all the best information on maintaining proper oral health. The best thing you can do is practice good oral hygiene at home, eat a balanced diet, and schedule regular checkups.
Continued preventative dental care will help avoid costly dental procedures and will help keep your smile bright and healthy for many years to come.
Prevent Gum Disease
Periodontal Disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support the teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. The beginning of gum disease is gingivitis. Signs of gingivitis are red and swollen gums that bleed easily. Untreated gingivitis will rapidly progress to more major disease called periodontitis. The definition of periodontitis is bone loss. The signs of periodontitis is recession of gums, along with red and swollen gums.
Dr. Joseph Passamano attended the prestigious University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California. Today, Dr. Passamano is a practicing dentist providing comprehensive quality dental care to his patients in Orange County.