Good oral hygiene is important not only for the look of your smile, but also for your overall general health. Poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems including gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Regular check ups and cleanings can prevent these problems as well as provide you with a smile that lasts a lifetime.
An important part of maintaining your teeth for life is the removal of plaque and tartar on a regular basis. The American Dental Association has long recommend patients have dental cleanings twice a year. During each visit we will update your medical history, perform an oral cancer screening exam, check your teeth for cavities, review oral hygiene instructions and monitor the condition of your gums. In addition, fluoride treatment is provided for children and adults to help repair and protect teeth.