Fluoride Therapy

Fluoride therapy is a form dental care that helps protect your teeth. This type of work calls for more fluoride than is found in toothpaste and mouthwash. The type that dentists use most often comes in the form of a gel or varnish. These are put on the teeth or held in the mouth like…

Dental X-Rays

Dentists use x-rays to assess your oral health. This helps them see what is going on with your teeth and gums. The photos made from x-rays show your dentist the state of your teeth and their roots. They also reveal jaw placement and changes in the bone and ligaments that hold the teeth in place.…

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are thin plastic films that a dentist “paints” on teeth to prevent decay. Regular brushing and flossing help to remove bits of food and bacteria from the smooth parts of your teeth. Yet, toothbrush bristles can’t reach into parts of teeth called pits and fissures. These tiny grooves trap plaque and food. After…

Dental Exams

The best way to keep your oral health is to take good care of your teeth. Of course, you should brush and floss daily. But it’s also vital that you visit your dentist for regular exams. This helps you to cut down on your risk of cavities, gingivitis, and periodontitis. Exams can also help detect…

Dental Cleaning Procedure

Teeth Cleaning A routine teeth cleaning (or “prophylaxis,” as those who work in dentistry call it) is a crucial part of one’s dental hygiene routine. Daily brushing and flossing at home are vital to keep teeth and gums in good health. But it is just as important to see the dentist at least twice a…