Austin Cosmetic Dentist Mark Sweeney, DDS Utilizing Minimally Invasive Approach to Battling Gum Disease with Perio Protect®

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Dr. Mark Sweeney, a cosmetic dentist in Austin, TX, is utilizing the newest method in the fight against bacteria that cause gum disease. With Perio Protect®, Dr. Sweeney is able to provide the most gentle, effective way to ensure his patients do not succumb to what former Surgeon General David Satcher called the ‘silent epidemic.’

Austin Dental Spa Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Mark Sweeney

At his Austin cosmetic dentistry practice, Austin Dental Spa, Dr. Mark Sweeney is protecting his patients from what former Surgeon General David Satcher called the ‘silent epidemic’ by utilizing the newest approach to battling gum disease. Present in eight out of ten people, symptoms of gum disease often go unnoticed, which is why it is commonly called the ‘hidden disease.’ To ensure his patients do not lose the fight against gum disease, Dr. Sweeney is using the minimally invasive method known as Perio Protect® which has been proven to fight the bacteria that cause gum disease in a gentle, yet effective way, killing 99.98% of the bacteria according to a study conducted by the University of Southern California.

While Dr. Sweeney also offers general and restorative dentistry procedures such as dental implants in Austin, he says he is doing his part to help his Austin Dental Spa patients avoid becoming one of the millions of Americans affected by gum disease. Through the use of a customized treatment tray, and prescribed medication, Dr. Sweeney is helping his patients beat gum disease with the homecare regimen. Several side effects that have been reported by patients using the Perio Protect Method™ are whiter teeth and fresher breath.

Whether Dr. Sweeney’s patients experience whiter teeth while fighting gum disease, or pursue teeth whitening, once they’ve received treatment for gum disease, research shows the Perio Protect Method™ available at the Austin Dental Spa is an effective, minimally invasive tool in the battle against a disease afflicting nearly 80% of Americans.

About Dr. Sweeney

Austin Dentist Mark Sweeney DDS graduated from the University of Texas and earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School. He is an active member in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Capital Area Dental Society, the Texas Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Sweeney and the Austin Dental Spa can be found at 3305 Northland, Suite 515 in Austin, Texas 78731, and can be reached at (512) 380-1300 or


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