Uncategorized Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

What are Dental Sealants? The sealants that we apply in our office are BPA-free resin material applied to the chewing surface of molars, premolars and any deep grooves of teeth where most tooth decay occurs. A sealant protects the tooth by sealing these deep grooves, creating a smooth, easy to clean surface. ┬áTeeth with sealants …

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Uncategorized What is Periodontal Maintenance?

What is Periodontal Maintenance?

Do you wonder “What is the difference between a regular cleaning and periodontal maintenance?” These two procedures are quite different and are performed for different reasons. Periodontal Disease is a condition, meaning that it cannot be completely cured, but it can be controlled. A regular cleaning involves removing plaque and tartar on the tooth above …

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Uncategorized Radiation and the Safety of Dental X-Rays

Radiation and the Safety of Dental X-Rays

It is not unusual to have concerns about getting dental x-rays done. Being draped with a lead apron can make anyone nervous. However, the benefits from having dental x-rays completed outweighs the risks with following safety protocols and only taking the necessary x-rays that are needed. Dental x-rays are used by our Doctors and team …

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