Preventive Dentistry

Preventive Dentistry

Preventive dentistry is the practice of caring your teeth to keep healthy. This helps to avoid cavities, gum disease, enamel wear and more. Oral evaluation, routine cleaning, XRay, Flouride treatment and pit and fissure sealant which will prevent child from developing into large cavities and gum diseases.

 

Preventing habits like :

 

  • Thumb sucking
  • Tongue thrusting
  • Lip/Nail biting
  • Night grinding (Bruxism)
  • Baby bottle tooth decay

 

Special removable/fixed appliances will help the child to come out of the habit. Dental sealants and topical flouride treatment will help prevent decay in your children’s teeth. If you are an adult, you can get benefit from preventive dentistry because it helps you to keep your real teeth away from dental decay and gum disease. New hydrophilic filled tissue sealant is strong which will last for 5 to 10 years.