Regular brushing and flossing are daily steps you can take to prevent problems with your teeth. But visiting Lee Dental regularly can protect you from cavities, gum disease, periodontal disease, and enamel wear. The staff can help keep your teeth strong, white, and clean.
A dentist helps teach kids proper oral hygiene at a young age so it becomes a daily habit, and they’re more likely for have healthy teeth for a lifetime. The dentists at Lee Dental can also check to see if your child’s teeth are erupting at normal rates and that there’s enough space for their permanent teeth to come in. They can also ensure that teeth are strong and healthy, especially when the adult teeth first emerge.
As preventive measures, the dentists can apply sealants that protect vulnerable teeth from cavities and provide fluoride treatments to boost teeth’s strength.
To keep your mouth in tip-top shape, two visits per year are recommended by the American Dental Association. But, if you’re at a very low risk of dental complications, the dentists may tell you just once a year is often enough.
A preventive dental exam usually involves a thorough cleaning and flossing of your teeth. In addition, the dentist will take X-rays to make sure there’s no decay developing. You’ll also be checked for gum recession, gum disease, excessive enamel wear, and cavities. You’ll be asked about your at-home tooth care habits, and may receive tips about how to keep your mouth as healthy as possible.
In addition to tooth pain and discomfort, poor oral health be linked to a host of problems, including:
While no treatment can guarantee you’ll never need fillings, crowns, or implants, preventive dentistry can catch problems before they become too serious, allowing for early diagnosis and treatment. It may also limit the number of these treatments you may need in the future.
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