Taking proper care of your teeth can mean fewer problems in the future. You can save yourself pain, time, and money with preventive dental care. Preventative care involves the practice of taking care of your teeth by keeping them clean and healthy. If you are brushing and flossing your pearly whites, eating right, and undertaking dental exams twice a year, it will help you avoid tooth decay, gum disease, enamel wear, and other harmful oral health problems.
Preventative Dental Care Services We Offer
At Kids & Adult Dental Care, we offer a wide range of comprehensive preventative dental services. We work hard to ensure our patients have healthy, beautiful smiles so that they feel confident about themselves. One of our primary goals is to educate you on the correct oral health care techniques. We will provide you with some home care tips to practice with every preventative dentistry service. Our preventive services include:
- Dental Examination
- Professional teeth cleanings
- Custom-made mouthguards
- Preventative dentistry for kids
What Does a Dental Check-Up Involve?
When you come in for a check-up, you can be assured of the best possible care. Our check-ups include a comprehensive examination of your oral structures. If necessary, we may take X-rays for a further look at the health of your teeth. Our dental providers can identify any potential problems and recommend treatment options.
After the dental exams, we will perform a thorough cleaning. This includes scaling and polishing with specialized dental tools to remove plaque and tartar that has accumulated on your teeth.
Why Is Preventative Dentistry Important for Kids?
Regular dental visits for kids can help create a lifetime of healthy oral habits. Your child must develop these crucial habits from a young age to continue well into adulthood. We advise that you bring your child for their first dental visit by the age of three.
Our dentists will examine your kid’s mouth and clarify all your queries. Tooth decay is common in children, and the early signs of decay can be spotted early and addressed promptly. Our friendly team is committed to ensuring your child has a positive dental experience.
How Can Mouthguards Help?
We may suggest a mouthguard to safeguard your oral cavity as a preventive measure. Mouthguards can be of significant help; especially if you play contact sports, suffer from TMJ disorders that cause nighttime grinding and clenching of teeth. Mouthguards can help prevent the wearing down of your tooth enamel.
We provide dental solutions to improve your oral health while transforming smiles.
To learn more about our preventative dental services, visit our Kids & Adult Dental Care offices in Franklin and Indianapolis. You can also reach us at (317)560-5556 & (317)991-4725.