What is Preventive Dentistry?

Preventive dentistry focuses on preventing oral health issues, and involves keeping the teeth, mouth, and gums healthy. Preventive dentistry can prevent cavities, gum disease, and other health issues. Taking care of our oral health is very important, and can help you avoid unnecessary trips to the dentist. Regular exams and cleanings are recommended, and following good oral hygiene habits at home with brushing and flossing is essential to keeping your teeth and mouth looking and feeling great.

Building good habits early on can help set the stage for the future, and keep your teeth free of decay or disease. Our detailed cleaning and exam services can find issues early on, and get in front of any problems before they become worse. We ensure your teeth and mouth are healthy and there are no signs of decay. Our team works with each patient to teach good oral hygiene habits, and are always available to help or answer questions.

What does Preventive Dentistry include?

Preventive dentistry includes caring for your teeth at home, as well as your regular appointments in our office. We recommend patients visit our office for their cleaning and exam twice a year, or more depending on the health of your teeth and mouth.

Preventive Dentistry services

  • Clean teeth thoroughly and remove plaque or tartar buildup.
  • Check teeth and gums for any signs of decay, cavities, or gum disease.
  • Check your tongue and mouth for any irritation.
  • Screen each patient for oral cancer or other health conditions.
  • Provide fluoride treatment

We care about your oral health, and understand how important preventive care is. Our team will do everything we can to help you keep your teeth and mouth looking and feeling great.

What can I expect before my Preventive appointment

Our staff is available to help schedule your exam and cleaning, and our flexible hours make it easy to make an appointment. When you visit our office, our team will clean and polish your teeth. X-rays will be taken if needed, and reviewed by our doctor.

Our doctor will examine your teeth and mouth for signs of decay, and discuss any treatment recommendations. We will discuss your oral hygiene habits, and review how to care for your teeth and mouth at home to prevent cavities and decay. Our staff can help you schedule your next cleaning appointment with us before you leave our office.

Our team is here to support each patient, and we strive to provide the highest level of preventive care. Taking care of our teeth can prevent painful treatments or procedures, and can help keep you looking and feeling your best. Let our team to help you take control of your oral health, and schedule your exam today.

If you are due for your regular dental exam, and are looking for a dentist near you that provides preventive care, our staff can help you schedule your appointment. We use state of the art technology in a comfortable and welcoming environment, and love to welcome new patients to our dental family.

To schedule your cleaning and exam, please contact us, and our friendly staff will be happy to assist you.

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