Prevention, always better than cure!
WHAT IS PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY?
As the old saying goes, prevention is better than cure. Hence, the creation of preventive dentistry which is a new method intended to reduce the need for expensive and painful dental treatments in the future with the joint efforts of the dentist and the patient, this treatment can save your teeth from decay and gum disease, which gives you a better chance of keeping your teeth for life without the need for fillings and extractions.
At Dr. Saurabh’s Dental Clinic & Implant Center, we offer several preventative dental services. We’ll help you keep your teeth in tiptop shape.
REGULAR DENTAL CHECKUPS
We recommend dental checkups twice a year for patients with good oral health. This suggestion is in line with the American Dental Association’s recommendation. Your checkup will give us an opportunity to update your dental records and assess your oral health. Early treatment is always in your best interest.
A dental checkup may include these services:
•Assessment of cavities
•Gum disease assessment
• Oral cancer screening
Children should begin attending bi-annual checkups by age 2 or 3 and we will look for any development problems. Children may not need a dental cleaning until age 3 to 4 years.