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Posted on: July 31, 2014
Experts in Preventative Dentistry
The Family Dental Group understands that it is your goal to stay out of the dental chair as much as possible. For this reason, the Family Dental Group excels at preventative dentistry services. Preventative dentistry helps patients maintain a healthy smile and avoid the onset of decay and oral disease. For preventative dentistry to be successful, at home care and patient education is key. Preventative Dentistry includes oral hygiene as well as procedures that maintain healthy teeth and gums.
Strong oral hygiene begins with a patient’s at-home care and continues with professional examinations and teeth cleanings twice a year. X-rays are also safe and important components to successful detection and prevention of the onset of disease and other dental concerns.
In order to diligently care for your teeth at home, the Family Dental Group recommends using fluoride toothpastes and mouth rinses. If paired with regular brushing and flossing you can greatly reduce your chances for developing gum disease and other conditions such as bad breath.
The prevention of the onset of gum disease is one of the most important aspects of preventative dentistry. Gum disease causes the tooth’s bone tissue to start to deteriorate. If caught early, gum disease is completely treatable and even reversible. If unaddressed, the gums deteriorate and begin detaching themselves from the teeth forming gum pockets, which allows more plaque to collect below the gum line.
Don’t risk your healthy smile and overall good healthy by ignoring preventative care. Contact the Family Dental Group to schedule your next exam and professional cleaning today!
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Family Dental Group offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Hudson Valley. Our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Family Dental Group, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Family Dental Group.