Prevention should serve as a lifestyle pattern for total health, not the least of which is dental health. Prevention in dentistry leads to improved long-term oral health and reduced dental costs. It encourages a bright smile, fresh breath, and an overall good feeling of personal security. Prevention is your insurance policy toward a healthier, pain free, debt-free lifestyle. We can provide excellent services to assist in the maintenance of your overall dental health. Your cooperation can serve to increase your knowledge of your present oral condition. When you keep a hygiene appointment, the following benefits will result:
We will customize a personal home and preventive maintenance program for you, and inform you of those dental products which are appropriate for your particular needs.You will be instructed in the proper methods of tooth brushing , flossing, and using adjunctive dental health devices.
Your entire mouth will be thoroughly and carefully examined for gum disease, growths, lesions, and any abnormalities that might affect your general health.
Your teeth will be cleaned and polished to remove plaque and tartar, both above and below the gum line, reducing the bacteria that leads to cavities, bad breath, and gum disease.
Fluoride (optional) will be applied to teeth to prevent decay and root sensitivity/root cavities.
Sealants can be easily applied to the chewing surfaces of children’s teeth to protect against future decay.
Dental disease is a silent invader, presenting itself in various forms. Although, your mouth may appear to be in good health at this time, stresses, body changes, life changes, medications, illness, and age can tax your immune system. Maintaining regular recare appointments and follow-ups with your dentist offers you the assurance that any problems regarding your oral care will be addressed immediately.