Welcome to Gulf Coast Periodontics
A Warm and Welcoming Practice
in Victoria, TX
Since 2003, the team at Gulf Coast Periodontics has been committed to providing you with concierge-level service from the moment you arrive at our state-of-the-art dental office in Victoria, TX. We have created a warm, welcoming environment where you can receive expert care in comfort. In addition, we use advanced technology and offer relaxing sedation to further improve your experience with periodontics. Our board-certified periodontist, Rick H. Heard, provides personalized services and professional care to improve your smile, oral health, and appearance.
We Offer Comprehensive Care
for Periodontal Disease
We use modern tools to help diagnose periodontal disease. Digital X-rays and cone-beam scanning can be utilized to help us develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses your unique oral health needs.
Tooth loss is a common consequence of gum disease. Dr. Heard performs implant surgery to replace missing teeth with stable and natural-looking restorations. Implants are able to prevent jawbone atrophy after tooth loss.
Contact Us Request An Appointment Today
If you've been advised to see a periodontist, we invite you to contact Gulf Coast Periodontics in Victoria, TX, today. Dr. Heard can improve your periodontal and dental health with laser technology and oral surgery. He offers a wide range of services, including treatment for periodontal disease, implant surgery, cosmetic gum contouring, and more.
To benefit from his expertise in periodontics and oral surgery, contact us online or call us at:
"Friendly, caring staff of professionals providing high-quality treatment services. Dr. Heard will explain everything to you and make sure you fully understand and remain comfortable about the work you receive." Scott L. - 5-Star Google Review
Invested in the Community Dr. Rick Heard Gives Back
Dr. Heard loves helping his dental patients achieve better oral health. He also loves helping those who cannot afford to receive important dentistry services. That's why our dentist supports all charity requests he receives and is heavily involved with his church and its youth group.
Meet Our Periodontist Rick Heard, DDS
Born and raised here in Victoria, TX, Rick Heard, DDS, is a board-certified periodontist who has been providing the highest level of care to patients since 2000. He received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery, as well as his Certificate and Masters of Science in Periodontics and Implantology, from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
Dr. Heard is genuinely invested in the care of each of his patients, and he is dedicated to providing periodontal and surgical care of the highest quality.
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Experience Expert Periodontal Care Request a consultation today
At Gulf Coast Periodontics, our periodontal expert makes use of advanced technology to provide the highest level of care possible. Dr. Heard is dedicated to staying abreast of the latest in dentistry by completing ongoing training and continuing education. With comprehensive services and a compassionate dental team by your side, you can receive the exceptional periodontal care you need to restore your oral health and function.
Request a consultation today by using our online form or by calling our office in Victoria, TX.
"Dr. Heard has a very warm and personable bedside manner. He took his time and explained everything to me and answered all my questions. Dr. Heard’s staff was warm and friendly and took time after my appointment to go over everything again and to schedule my future appointments. I highly recommend Dr. Heard." Emilie P. - 5-Star Google Review
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Ensuring Your Comfort With Sedation
At Gulf Coast Periodontics in Victoria, TX, we work with Drs. Derrick Garrett and Steve Janecek, both board-certified anesthesiologists. They are part of the South Texas Anesthesia Group and have safely delivered anesthesia to our patients for years.
Modern imaging tools such as our cone-beam computed tomography (CT) scanner enable us to accurately evaluate your oral health, diagnose your condition, and plan your customized treatment more efficiently and effectively.
Thanks to dental lasers, we can offer innovative solutions and less invasive dental procedures for patients in need of periodontal care. The unparalleled benefits of this technology include improved surgical precision and recovery times.
An Expert Dentist Who Cares Visit Gulf Coast Periodontics
"It is sincerely gratifying to provide my patients with individualized surgical care using creative solutions." Rick Heard, DDS