At Meadowbrook Family Dental, we believe in prevention. We provide comprehensive family dental care with an emphasis on preventive care so our patients can acquire and maintain optimal oral health. When your mouth is in good shape you are more likely to experience better health overall. Many serious illnesses have been linked with oral problems. Cardiovascular disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and pregnancy problems are just a few of the issues that are directly linked with oral health.
Regular dental exams and professional dental teeth cleanings go a long way in helping you avoid these problems. Regular exams also allow opportunity for treatment of budding issues before they have a chance to develop more serious complications. Keeping your teeth and gums in good health is good for your appearance, overall wellbeing and general health.
A professional dental teeth cleaning ensures that your teeth are completely cleaned – even in those hard to reach areas that your toothbrush or flossing may not be able to tackle. Removing plaque and tartar from your teeth before it has an opportunity to build up and cause gum problems is a very important part of the oral health regime. Gum disease is linked to many other health issues according to ongoing research. Time spent with our hygienist is an investment in a healthy body; plus, you will appreciate the smooth, fresh feeling of having your teeth professionally cleaned and polished.
Preventing oral problems begins with regularly scheduled dental exams. The American Dental Association recommends routine exams every six months. During your exam, Dr. Lau will examine your teeth and soft tissues for any problems or developing issues. If x-rays are required, digital images of your teeth and jaws will be taken. You will also have an oral cancer screening. This simple and painless exam takes only a few minutes but it can be a lifesaver in instances where oral cancer is caught early.
A comprehensive dental exam and teeth cleaning at Meadowbrook Family Dental is the best way to ensure that your oral health is at its peak, or if it is not, we will help you get it there. Contact us today to schedule an appointment for you or a family member.