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Preventive Dentistry

Are you looking to maintain the health and function of your teeth and gums? Preventive dentistry is the solution! Our practice offers a variety of preventive dental care services to help you keep your smile bright and healthy.

Our professional dental cleanings, also known as prophylaxis or prophy, involve the removal of plaque and tartar from the teeth to prevent the development of cavities and gum disease. We also offer fluoride treatments, which help to strengthen tooth enamel and prevent tooth decay..

In addition to these services, we provide oral hygiene education to teach our patients how to properly care for their teeth and gums at home. By following a good oral hygiene routine and visiting our practice regularly for preventive care, you can maintain the health of your smile for life.

Don't wait until you have a dental problem to seek care – take proactive steps to protect your oral health with preventive dentistry. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and learn more about the preventive services we offer.
 

What is Preventive Dentistry?

Preventive dentistry is a branch of dentistry that focuses on preventing dental problems before they occur. It is an important aspect of oral health care that involves taking steps to maintain the health and function of your teeth and gums.

There are several different types of preventive dental care, including:

  1. Professional dental cleanings: Professional dental cleanings, also known as prophylaxis or prophy, involve the removal of plaque and tartar from the teeth to prevent the development of cavities and gum disease.

  2. Fluoride treatments: Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that helps to strengthen tooth enamel and prevent tooth decay. Fluoride treatments can be applied topically to the teeth in the form of toothpaste, mouthwash, or gels.

  3. Oral hygiene education: Oral hygiene education involves teaching patients how to properly care for their teeth and gums at home, including how to brush and floss effectively.

 

By practicing good preventive dentistry, you can help to maintain the health of your teeth and gums and prevent the development of dental problems. It is important to see a dentist regularly for preventive care and to follow a good oral hygiene routine at home.
 

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