While many people dread dental visits and fear the drills and pain they associate with them, proper dental care does not have to include complex or painful procedures. In fact, most patients can minimize their visits to the dentist by practicing good oral hygiene and preventive dentistry.
Preventive dentistry, which involves a collaborative effort between patient and doctor to ensure proper care each and every day, is the best protection against gum disease, tooth loss and other dental conditions.
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A good prevention plan requires regular brushing and flossing as well as annual or semi-annual visits to the dentists for checkups and thorough cleanings.
By taking these steps, most patients can avoid the costly and invasive procedures that are often required to treat serious dental conditions. Maintaining good dental health not only keeps patients looking and feeling their best, but it also contributes to good overall health.
Island Dental Associates’ preventive dental services include:
- Regular Exams
- Digital X-Rays
- Oral Hygiene Aids
- Digital Panorex & Bite Wing X-Rays
- Oral Cancer Screenings
- Fluoride Treatments
Most dental insurance plans cover preventative care in full. We always work to maximize your dental insurance benefits, processing and submitting the paperwork electronically to generate a faster response to your claim or predetermination.
Avoid complicated dental procedures and start maintaining your healthy smile today. Call us at 516.565.6565 to learn more about the preventive services provided by the highly skilled and experienced dentists at Island Dental Associates.