Preventive Dental Treatments
Preventive dentistry focuses on the prevention of issues that could threaten your oral health and/or impair your bite function. As with most health issues, preventing dental health complications is preferable to waiting until they develop and having to restore the damage they cause.
Oral examinations are the cornerstone of developing any effective dental treatment plan. They can help us determine whether or not your teeth or gums are in trouble, as well as the extent of your condition, and how involved your treatment will have to be.
For children, preventive dentistry also includes the prevention of common tooth infections (cavities) and the effects of developmental issues, like crooked teeth and bruxism. We can help young patients avoid more complex problems, and the need for more comprehensive restorative treatment in later years, by addressing and correcting such issues early.