Firstly, lets define preventative dentistry. As the name suggests preventative dentistry are measures one can take today to prevent oral health issues tomorrow. Below, we’ve gone ahead and listed some of the products and services we offer for preventative dentistry.
Teeth cleanings are part of oral hygiene and involves the removal of dental plaque from teeth with the intention of preventing cavities, gingivitis, and periodontal disease.
The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends a routine check-up roughly twice a year. Moreover, a routine appointment with dentists will typically include a professional cleaning and a detailed examination of your teeth, gums and other oral tissues.
Oral Cancer Screening
This is probably one of the most important preventive services
we offer. Cancer comes out of nowhere. Cancer does not discriminate, you could be young and healthy, and then BOOM! Tragic news, you got cancer. Especially in today’s world where we are exposed to so many things that can cause cancer. Our doctors will look for signs of cancer or precancerous conditions in the mouth. The goal is to identify mouth cancer early.
Periodontal maintenance scaling is needed to maintain gum and bone health. This procedure includes removal of plaque and tartar from above and below the gum line, all the way down the length of each tooth to where the root, gum, and bone meet.
Mouthguards / Nightguards / Bruxism
If you suffer from bruxism (teeth grinding), we may also recommend a night guard. Many patients grind their teeth while they sleep, causing unnecessary wear and tear to their teeth. Mouthguards and nightguards.
Are you an athlete or do you partake in physical sports? We strongly urge you to wear mouthguards. That’s what the pros do. Wearing a mouthguard while partaking in sports or activities can protect your teeth should you experience an accident.
Did you know that we are one of the top Invisalign providers in the country? It’s true, we’re honored to be a Platinum Partner with Invisalign. Clear aligners are like braces but waaaayy better! Why? Because you can lead a normal life. You don’t have o change your diet or have a horrible time flossing. You can learn more about Invisalign and us here.
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. Thus, opening your airway and improving your sleep. An oral appliance can be a game changer, allowing you to have better sleep and receiving benefits like being more rested, alert and happier.
Schedule An Appointment
To schedule an appointment or if you have any further questions, please call us at (661)259-4474.