Preventative Services

Laser Gum Surgery Treatment

Lasers are rapidly becoming a standard in dentistry and periodontics due to their pinpoint accuracy and diverse functionality. Laser Gum Surgery Treatment is an FDA approved laser used to carry out laser periodontal therapy for the treatment of periodontal gum disease. Laser Gum Surgery treatment features laser pulses that can be used at flexible settings […]

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VELscope Vx

VELscope Vx

The VELscope VX is a groundbreaking technology that is changing the way dentists screen for oral cancer. This cordless device is used to painlessly and quickly examine the soft tissues of the mouth for signs of abnormal, pre-cancerous or cancerous cells. Dentists wear special eyewear and shine the VELscope VX blue light onto the tongue, […]

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Kavo Diagnodent

The KaVo DIAGNOdent is an invaluable tool in the detection of cavities (caries) when the tooth looks whole and healthy on the surface, or when only a small portion of the cavity is visible. The DIAGNOdent’s sensitive laser probe locates even the smallest and newly­ developed hidden caries in the teeth with high accuracy and […]

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Periodontal Scaling & Root Planing

Periodontal scaling and root planing are procedures used to treat periodontal disease. Thought of by many as a ‘deep cleaning’, this in-office procedure involves the careful removal of hardened plaque near the gum line, where harmful bacteria can grow and cause damage to both the hard and soft tissues of the mouth. The treatment starts […]

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I­CAT® GXCB­500

The i­CAT® GXCB­500 is latest in cone beam 3D imaging. It is not only a CT scan but allows in addition to take a traditional panorex as well. This state of the art machine allows our doctors to accurately diagnose pathology, TMJ, and provide our patients with clear and decisive full mouth restorative treatment options. […]

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Prohylaxis

Dental prophylaxis, or routine cleaning, is essential in maintaining healthy teeth for people of all ages. These cleanings help protect you from periodontal disease, tooth decay and other unpleasant tooth conditions. A dental prophylaxis appointment includes an evaluation or personal oral hygiene, plaque and tartar removal and polishing the teeth. For children, these appointments help […]

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How to Floss Your Teeth

How to Floss Your Teeth

Flossing is an important part of an oral hygiene routine, but research suggests that fewer than half of Americans do so daily. Flossing is simple and only takes an extra couple of minutes per day. Developing a healthy habit of flossing can prevent tooth decay and gum disease, and it may allow you to keep […]

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Fluoride and Decay Prevention

Fluoride and Decay Prevention

Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that has been shown to help strengthen teeth in children and also prevent decay in people of all ages. Topical fluoride, in particular is helpful for promoting oral health. The American Dental Association has publicly endorsed the use of fluoride for the prevention of dental caries, as has the […]

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Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are clear coatings applied to the surfaces of a child’s molars to prevent the development of tooth decay. They work by preventing food and plaque from resting in the grooves and crevices of molars – an area especially susceptible to cavities. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, nearly 1 in 3 U.S. […]

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Digital X-Rays

Digital X-Rays

Digital x-rays are a more streamlined way of taking dental radiographs. Like traditional x-rays, digital versions provide an in-depth view of the structures of the mouth, helping dentists detect complications and develop effective modes of treatment. Digital x-rays are capable of revealing hidden caries, bone erosion, and even tooth decay hiding beneath restorations. Requiring less […]

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