Preventive dentistry reduces the amount of dental treatment needed to maintain a healthy mouth. The two major causes of tooth loss are decay and gum disease. The better you prevent or deal with these two problems, the better chance you have of keeping your teeth for life. The preventative regime chosen will depend upon your course of treatment with the doctor, and may include the following:
The collection of clinical information previous records and the taking of required x-rays prior to your appointment with the doctor.
The cleaning of your teeth. Depending upon the initial finding, this may be completed in one visit or a series of scheduled appointments.
The development of individualized home care methods for the healthy maintenance of your gums and teeth during the course of your dental treatment.
The development of specific recall intervals following the active phase of your treatment to maintain your healthy smile.
When you schedule your initial appointment, we will reserve time to meet with you to discuss any problems or concerns you might have, as well as perform a thorough exam and take x-rays should they be necessary.
We look forward to providing you the opportunity to retain your teeth for a life time. If possible, in maximum comfort, function, health, and esthetics, and we aim to assist you with this goal in a friendly professional manner.