Cleaning and Prevention

Cleaning and PreventionThe onset, progress, and recurrence of dental conditions and diseases can be averted through the consolidated efforts of the patient, dentist and the dental team. A preventive dental program aims to preserve natural dentition and safeguard supporting structures of the teeth.

Preventive dental care begins at home with good oral hygiene, a well-balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Your dentist and dental hygienist will carry on with preventive dental procedures designed to promote, maintain or restore optimum oral health.

Preventive dental measures consist of regular dental examinations and professional cleanings. Sealants and fluoride treatments are usually recommended to help protect the teeth. Dental x-rays may also be performed when deemed necessary.

Prevention is key to having healthy teeth and that confident smile. Preventive dental care will help you avoid serious dental issues and problems that will require more costly corrective procedures.

Digital X-Rays

Dental radiography has gone a long way from traditional dental x-rays that used to bring concerns regarding exposure to radiation. Digital radiography, more commonly referred to as digital x-ray, significantly reduces radiation by 89 to 90 percent when compared to the already low intensity of traditional dental x-rays… Learn More

Dental Exams and Cleanings

Your first visit to a dentist will usually involve a comprehensive dental exam that will help him or her evaluate the overall state of your oral health.

On succeeding visits, a dentist and dental hygienists will perform the following for a more thorough assessment… Learn More

Fluoride Treatment

Tooth decay can be significantly reduced and prevented with fluoride treatment. Fluoride, a naturally occurring mineral in food and water sources, is the most effective agent for cavity and tooth decay prevention.

Professional health organizations have recognized and supported the many benefits of fluoride for over fifty years… Learn More

Sealants

Sealants offer protection against tooth decay. The chewing surface of your molars and premolars is not flat – it has deep grooves called pits and fissures. Oftentimes, the bristles of your toothbrush cannot clean along the grooves very efficiently. In fact, over 75 percent of tooth decays start in these pits and fissures…Learn More

Home Care

When treating patients, it is the goal of every dentist to give them that beautiful and healthy smile that will last a lifetime. Attaining that dazzling smile is a combined effort however, so you as the patient will need to do your share.

Home care plays an important role in keeping your teeth and gums in the best of health….Learn More