At our office, we believe preventative dental care and maintenance is vital to your dental health. Through regular scheduled exams we check the overall health of your teeth and gums, perform oral cancer screenings, and perform x-rays to detect problems before they worsen. Routine dental cleanings, sealants, and fluoride treatments help prevent cavities and dental disease.
It is easy to take things, like good health, for granted. Here are a few reasons you should be thankful for your teeth this holiday season.
In recent years, we have seen a resurgence of interest in alternative medicine, homeopathic remedies, and all things “all-natural”. Also, with a wealth of information at our fingertips and the way the whole world is connected through social media, many people are interested in the traditions of other cultures. One of the best examples of the link between our newfound interest in natural healthcare and international traditions is oil pulling.
We are often asked by our patients about the safety of dental x-rays. Many people are concerned about the levels of radiation they are exposed to when diagnostic x-rays are taken. Since exact measurements are difficult to obtain, this article will use averages and comparisons to help you understand what levels of radiation you are receiving with dental x-rays.