4 Types Of Preventative Dentistry

Posted on 11/1/2023 by Weo Admin
Close up of a beautiful smileMany people visit a dentist when they have a dental issue. While it works, considering preventive dental care can save you from such an occurrence. Preventive dentistry involves oral care practices that help you to maintain good dental health. It calls for having a good dental routine and visiting a dentist after six months.

Preventive dentists can advise, treat, or offer dental work to help you avoid dental issues. This means you visit a dentist regularly, even with no dental problems. Here are four types of preventive dentistry to consider:

Teeth Cleaning

As many dentists recommend, you already brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day. While this is good, you need to consider dental cleaning. This option involves deep teeth cleaning to help remove any plaque and tartar that might have formed between your teeth and gums.

It focuses on cleaning areas that are hard to reach for a toothbrush or dental floss.

The dentist uses ultrasonic cleaner or metal scraper. They can also polish and floss your teeth, which prevents plaque and bacteria growth.

Dental Checkups And Examinations

Some dental problems, such as gum diseases, have mild symptoms. You will notice them when they advance to severe stages. Regular dental checkups can prevent such occurrences. The dentist can notice any issue early and offer guidance.

The visitation may be viewed as unnecessary but can be life-saving. Being proactive in dental examinations can help you avoid gum diseases, tooth loss, and bone recession due to timely detection and treatment.

Dental Sealant

Dental sealants are invisible coats on your molars. A dentist can install a sealant to protect you against cavities. The procedure is essential for both children and kids.

Healthy Diet

What you eat has an impact on your dental health. Healthy diets can strengthen your teeth and gums and prevent other oral problems. Consider foods that reduce plaque and the opportunity for bacterial proliferation.

Practicing preventive dentistry can help you avoid many oral problems. Consider visiting our offices for a session with one of our preventive dentists.
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