Rebecca L. Pounds, DDS

425 First Avenue, Suite 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY IN PITTSBURGH

Preventive Dentistry is designed to help prevent problems that lead to tooth decay, gum disease, infection, and extractions. Our practice provides a comprehensive range of preventive care, to keep your smile healthy and bright your entire lifetime.

Oral Hygiene

An at-home oral care regimen is vital to maintaining your dental health. Dr. Pounds believes that partnering with each patient is the best way to keep teeth and gums healthy, and our team members are always happy to help refresh your memory with the latest best practices when it comes to brushing and flossing. Read more...

Teeth Cleanings

A dental professional should clean your teeth at least twice a year, in order to keep tartar and plaque form building up, and to catch small issues before they become big problems. Patients with periodontal disease (gum disease) are frequently prescribed periodontal maintenance visits (or “deep cleanings”) every 3-4 months, to keep disease from worsening and to improve the health of their gums. Read more...

Preventive Dentistry Pittsburgh

Preventive Dentistry is designed to help prevent problems that lead to tooth decay, gum disease, infection, and extractions. Your teeth should be cleaned by a dental professional at least twice per year to keep dental problems at bay. Call our office to schedule your cleaning today.

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Dental Sealants

Teeth have a natural protective covering in the form of enamel, but over time enamel can wear away, exposing the more porous material of the tooth dentin beneath. Sealants can help prevent enamel loss, and keep any exposed dentin from being infiltrated by bacteria or stains. Read more...

Periodontal Maintenance

Gum care is just as important as tooth care. Neglecting your gums by failing to brush and floss regularly can lead to disease, causing teeth to loosen and gums to bleed. Treatment can help stop the progression of gum disease, and prevent unnecessary tooth loss. Read more...

ARESTIN®

ARESTIN® is an antibiotic treatment which can be applied at our office during below-the-gum cleanings to fight the bacteria that causes gum disease at its source. The antibiotic keeps working for 30-90 days after treatment, significantly improving gum health. Read more...

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