Get a Head Start on Good Dental Hygiene with Preventative Care

It is no secret that as your dentist, we want to not only fix oral care problems but teach you how to prevent them. Common ailments such as tooth decay and gum disease are very prevalent and helping you prevent these kinds of symptoms not only keeps you healthy but also happy. At Complete Dental Leland in Leland, NC, we want you to have a healthy and beautiful smile, so in this article, we’ll show you how good dental hygiene with preventative care will protect you and your family.

What is Preventative Care?

Preventative care is most efficient and beneficial for children and young people. Even those without teeth can benefit! During a consultation, we will examine your mouth thoroughly for any problems or disease we may be able to spot from the look of your teeth, even pointing out areas that may need more attention than the rest.

What Does Preventative Care Treat?

Preventative care is mostly to stop any major oral care problems from arising before they even begin. A big oral care problem we like to detect swiftly is plaque. Plaque develops into tartar if left untreated, and can prove to be one of the biggest threats to good oral care as it can eventually lead to tooth decay. At biannual cleanings, your dentists’ team will be anchorage of getting all of that gunk off of your teeth to reveal a healthy and radiant smile, rid of any signs of decay.

At our practice in Leland, NC, we’re very eager to meet you and your family. As stated in the above article, the importance of preventative care is unparalleled. We will do all we can to keep you healthy by cleaning your teeth, fixing any problems you may have, and thoroughly educating you on how to stay healthy!