At Santa Clarita Advanced Dentistry, we pride ourselves on treating every member of the family. Family dentistry is focused on preventing potential complications, rather than treating them. If you and your family are in need of professional dental services, we can help!
Good dental hygiene begins at home, however, this doesn't mean you do not need professional assistance to maintain good oral hygiene. If you want your teeth and gums to be healthy, it is highly recommended that you get your teeth cleaned by us at least twice a year.
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The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends a routine check-up up roughly twice a year. A routine appointment with dentists will typically include a professional cleaning and a detailed examination of your teeth, gums, and other oral tissues.
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Oral Cancer Screenings
Our professionals pay careful attention to various early signs of cancer that appear in your mouth. There are various symptoms such as a small growth, a constant irritation in your throat, an unexplained lump that does not seem to subside, and swollen lymph nodes. All of this might not be explainable instantly and may not always necessarily mean cancer, however early inspection and detection are necessary because if it is suspicious then a biopsy will be able to confirm the findings and you can begin treatment quickly.
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Dentistry for Kids
Professional dental care is a crucial part of your child's oral health. Be sure to schedule your child's first appointment by the time their first teeth erupt, or before their first birthday. Scheduling regular appointments allows us to monitor the development of their oral health. Developmental problems are easier to treat in the beginning stages.
As your child grows older, we can establish a strong foundation for their oral health, one that will ensure a lifetime of healthy, beautiful teeth.
Read more about the importance of dental care for your children.
Your periodontal (gum) tissues are just as important as your teeth. Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in the United States. Periodontal disease is the result of an infection in the gum tissues, connective ligaments, and eventually the alveolar bone.
The disease is characterized by gums that are swollen, red, and tend to bleed during brushing and flossing. Luckily, periodontal disease is easy to prevent and treat if it is caught early enough. If we notice signs of advanced periodontal disease, we may recommend a scaling and root planing procedure. The goal is to return your gums to a pink, healthy state.
Learn more about caring for your gums.
If you suffer from bruxism (teeth grinding), we may also recommend a night guard. Many patients with bruxism tend to grind their teeth during sleep. A night guard acts as a barrier that prevents enamel wear.
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If you participate in physical activities that put you at risk for dental trauma or injury, we strongly recommend a mouthguard. A mouthguard will protect your teeth and prevent dental emergencies.
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We offer clear aligners as a discrete alternative to traditional orthodontic treatments, such as braces. Aligner treatment involves a series of trays that gradually move your teeth to a more proper position. We often recommend clear aligners for adult patients who do not want their treatment to get in the way of their personal or professional life.
Discover how clear aligners can discretely move your teeth.
Sleep Apnea/Oral Appliances
If you have obstructive sleep apnea, you may benefit from an oral appliance. An oral appliance will keep your jaw in the proper position during sleep. This opens your airway and improves your breathing during sleep. With an oral appliance, you may find yourself feeling more well-rested, alert and happy, thanks to a full night's sleep.
Learn more about how an oral appliance could improve your sleep.
Schedule an Appointment
To learn more about our family dentistry services call 661-513-3919, and schedule an appointment now!