Preventive Dentistry

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What is Preventative Dentistry?

Preventative dentistry is crucial to keeping your smile looking its best. Prevention is key when it comes to preventing damage and decay from occurring. By preventing these problems, you’re able to avoid invasive procedures and treatments that are designed to repair and enhance your teeth and mouth. We offer preventative care options for all patients coming into our office.

Why is Preventative Dentistry important?

If you fail to prevent dental-related problems, they can and will eventually happen. This can result in tooth decay, gum disease and other issues that can affect your quality of life. By keeping up with regular preventative care, you’re able to keep your smile healthy and full. Prevention is essential for patients of all ages and varying needs.

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Dr Alice Lam has my highest recommendation. I went in for a routine dental visit and Dr Lam took the time to ask how I was doing overall, not just my teeth. Well, I was having some severe chronic pain issues unrelated (i thought) to my dental health and she listened to me. She's working with me to stabilize my bite and restore my body to a neutral position, and I'm already experiencing great results from it- my whole body, not just my teeth/jaw! I'm so thankful to have hope again and the possibility to live a life free from chronic pain. For me this is a miracle and Dr Lam is an angel. Thank you for your patience and kindness - it is so rare in today's hectic world.

Susan Rachal

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What is involved with Preventative Dentistry?

We offer an array of different preventative options to all of our patients. We can work with you to ensure that you are doing everything you can to keep your smile healthy and full. Some of these procedures include:

  • Routine exams and cleanings
  • Sealants
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Oral cancer screenings
  • Gum health checks
  • Product recommendations
  • At-home care evaluations and recommendations

What can you expect with Preventative Dentistry?

For patients coming into our office, we first perform an exam and cleaning. This helps us to create a treatment plan that is right for you. From there, we can offer many different preventative options to keep your smile looking its best. We may recommend sealants or fluoride treatments as a way to prevent tooth decay. Regular checkup visits are essential for allowing us to check for problems and clear away heavy buildup on the teeth that can contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. We can even go over your at-home care routine and make recommendations as needed to ensure that you are keeping your teeth as clean as possible even when away from the office.

If you’re interested in learning more about our preventative treatment options, call us today so that we can get you in as soon as possible for an appointment.

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