Preventive Dentistry San Antonio TX
Preventive dentistry is the practice of taking care of your teeth to keep them healthy. It helps to avoid cavities, gum disease, enamel wear, and more.
There are different forms of preventive dentistry, which include, daily brushing and dental cleanings. In order to maintain optimal oral health, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends visits to the dentist at regular intervals. Preventive dentistry makes sure that teeth are clean, strong, and white. It is also important to teach your children proper oral hygiene habits at an early age.
Preventive dentistry services offered by us include:
- Regular oral exams, every 6 months
- Teeth cleaning
- Dental X-rays
Not only this, preventative dental care starts with you which means developing healthy oral habits in the early stage. They can help reduce cavities, gum disease, and gingivitis.
General dentist: Also referred to as a family dentist offers family dentistry services that include routine preventive care like regular teeth cleanings, exams, and X-rays. They also help with fillings and provide other basic dental care too. One of the key roles of a general dentist is to guide you in proper dental care. They also identify potential problems, if any, before they become complex and help you build healthier habits, and refer you to dental specialists if you need further care.
Pediatric dentist (children’s dentist): Pediatric dentists specialize in dental care for kids. Kids’ dental care starts as soon as their first tooth appears. Our pediatric dentist is experienced enough in providing pediatric dentistry services for many years. We offer preventive dentistry services as well as specialized care to children, including extractions, fillings, and oral surgery in some cases.
Preventive Dental Procedures Offered By Our Dentists:
Dental Sealants: They are invisible plastic coatings that fill the tiny grooves in back side of teeth. They prevent cavities and also the need for fillings in the later stages.
Oral Cancer Screenings: With early detection and treatment, Oral cancer screenings turn out to be a lifesaver being a part of a routine dental examination.
X-Rays: Our dentists use X-rays to reveal signs that are not visible to the naked eye. Now, with scans, it has become easy to diagnose tooth decay, gum disease, bone volume, and tumors.
Cleanings: is where dental health starts. Regular professional cleaning help in removing plaque and tartar from your teeth. That’s why professional cleanings are so important to your health.
To know more about preventive dentistry services, schedule a call with our dentists today.