Preventive dentistry encompasses all forms of dental care that are provided to help your child avoid developing tooth decay and other dental problems that damage their smile and oral health. Preventive care is designed to help you protect, strengthen and maintain your child’s natural teeth, keep their mouth healthy, and avoid the need for further dental treatment. The greater care taken in keeping your child’s teeth, gums and supporting oral structures healthy, the greater your child’s chances are of maintaining their natural teeth throughout their life.
Preventive dentistry also helps our team to diagnose conditions such as oral cancer, which affect patients with and without teeth. When these types of conditions are diagnosed in the early stages of development, treatments are often easier to provide and more likely to be successful.
Preventive dentistry includes:
We invite you to contact our office for more information about preventive dentistry and to make your child’s appointment with our dentists. We look forward to being your partner in dental health.