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Preventive And Family Dentistry

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“Prevention is better than a cure,” is one of the most common sayings. If you do not properly manage your oral health or take care of your teeth, you may find yourself spending thousands of dollars on dental care. Preventive dental care is the key to reducing the risk of tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease. The best way to ensure that your teeth remain healthy is to have at-home personal periodontal maintenance practices and go in regularly for dental checkups. If you are looking for professional and affordable preventive dentistry services, contact Aspire Dental Spa today to schedule an appointment.

Who Needs Preventive Dental Care?

Everyone needs preventive dental care. Starting from childhood up to adulthood. Preventive teeth care can deliver many benefits that will save you pain, money, and time. Dentistry for kids needs to be monitored so that their teeth develop well into adulthood. In addition to that, adults need oral cancer screenings, regular cleanings, periodontal care, and check-ups to detect early signs of oral diseases. Senior patients also need to have a dental exam to prevent oral problems that can cause complications to their health.

Benefits Of Preventive Dentistry

Preventive dentistry is a set of habits that everyone should practice daily so that they can boost their oral health. Here are some of the benefits of having preventive dentistry and how it can help you.

Prevent Cavities

One of the main benefits of having preventive dentistry is that it can help prevent cavity formation. Irrespective of how good you are at flossing and brushing, it is still hard to reach every cranny and nook of your mouth. That is why it is recommended to have your teeth professionally cleaned to eliminate tartar and plaque buildup which will assist you to avoid painful cavities. Dentists can also apply a fluoride treatment and dental sealants to the teeth to protect your teeth from cavities.

Catch Jaw Problems Early

Many people do not realize that they have bruxism (teeth grinding) or sleep apnea. When left unchecked, this problem can cause severe tension headaches and issues like jaw misalignment. Visiting your dentist will allow them to see the early signs and will give you special oral appliance therapy, mouth guards, and/or night guards that will prevent them from getting worse.

Prevent Gum Disease

When you let tartar and plaque buildup on your gums and teeth, you increase the risk of developing diseases in your gums such as periodontitis and gingivitis. The sooner the dentist catches signs of gum disease, the more you can keep your gums healthy and eliminate irritation in your gums. Dental cleaning every day is very important to eliminate all the plaque buildup. Moreover, preventive steps such as fluoride treatments can assist to avoid gum disease by making it easier to fight disease-causing bacteria in your mouth.

At Aspire Dental Spa we can provide preventative dental care through our specialist advice and routine checkups. We also provide a comprehensive prevention, maintenance, and treatment program. Give us a call today at (216) 342-4388 to book a consultation with us.