Preventive Dentistry

This family practices preventive dentistry.

Preventive Dentistry

We at Seasons of Smiles Dental believe that preventive dental care is important throughout your life, regardless of your age. By practicing good oral hygiene at home and scheduling regular checkups with your dentist, you can help keep your smile bright and healthy for many years to come.

Our staff provides advice and manual demonstrations so you are able to maintain your healthy smile on your own.

Use the links on this page to learn more about preventive dentistry.

Oral Hygiene

Here at Seasons of Smiles Dental we have the following 6 recommendations for good oral hygiene. Read More

Regular Checkups

Accord to to the Mayo Clinic regular dental exams are an important part of preventive health care. During a dental exam, the dentist or hygienist will clean your teeth and identify gum inflammation or bone loss. Read More

Digital X-rays

Until recently, our only option when taking a dental X-ray was the exposure of a small film packet, which then took between five and ten minutes to develop. Now, the digital era has brought us an exciting new technology called digital radiography.  Read More

Sealants

A sealant is a plastic material that is usually applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth, premolars and molars. This plastic resin bonds into the depressions and grooves (pits and fissures) of the chewing surfaces of back teeth. The sealant acts as a barrier, protecting enamel from plaque and acids.  Read More

Breath Treatment

Bad breath, morning breath, breath odor or halitosis are all terms used to describe a noticeably unpleasant odor exhaled on the breath. Halitosis is not a problem by itself, but it can cause concerns in our interpersonal relationships.  Read More

Gum Disease

You should realize that the gingival inflammation and bone destruction are largely painless. People may wrongly assume that painless bleeding after teeth cleaning is insignificant, although this may be a symptom of progressing periodontitis.  Read More

Mouthguards

Mouth guards are coverings worn over teeth, and often used to protect teeth from injury from teeth grinding and during sports.  There are three types of mouth guards:  Read More

Dental Night Guard

Teeth grinding or bruxism, is a condition where individuals consciously or unconsciously grind or clench their teeth. Both adults and children of both genders may develop teeth grinding. luckily, there are several ways to treat bruxism before severe damage to the teeth and TMJ muscles are permanently impacted.  Read More

Professional Dental Cleaning

Everyone builds up calculus to some extent and with varying degrees. Failure to remove the normal buildup from the teeth allows gingivitis and periodontitis (gum inflammation and infection) to develop. The only way to remove this calculus is with a professional dental cleaning by a dentist or dental hygienist.  Read More