What Causes Gum Disease? Gum disease is caused by bacteria, mostly Porphyromonas gingivalis. This bacterium likes the airless environment below your gum line. Once there, it begins to cause irritation in your gum and bone tissue. This inflammation causes the red, swollen, tender gums that bleed during flossing and are a classic hallmark of periodontitis…. Read more »
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South Austin Dentist.com /Steven Van Wicklen D.D.S
3901 South Lamar Boulevard #480, Austin
4.9 48 reviews
a week ago
Great cleaning experience quick and efficient she even took pictures of the problem areas in my teeth. The dentist is trustworthy and conservative and has a great sense of humor. … More The lady checking me out at the end of my appointment was pleasant as well.
a week ago
Just had my teeth cleaned by Michelle! She was awesome! Felt so very safe! And the front desk staff Dana and Melinda.....LOVE! Didn’t see the doc this time but love him too! … More Always a happy office.
2 weeks ago
Everybody on the phone, at the front desk, dental assistant, Sonia and Dr. Van Wicklen were great. I appreciate the friendly professional attitude and especially hearing the Dr … More run through a number of options - including a few creative old-school ideas. I’ll be back.
3 weeks ago
I'm a rather new patient here, established in August & I'm only upset I didn't have South Austin Dentist as my primary sooner! Ive been in office a few times … More for different procedures but its been a great experience each time. Everyone is super friendly, they make you feel like you've known them for years. I highly recommend.