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.
The people who come to Signature Dental regularly for professional teeth cleanings know that, they will periodically have gum measurements taken by the dental hygienist. We use terms like “FMP”, “pockets”, and “probing depth”, as well as a long list of numbers. (more…)
Cold sores and fever blisters have these names because people once believed they were the result of colds and fevers. They are not caused by colds or fevers, but colds and fevers can put you at risk for them. (more…)
HPV stands for Human Papillomavirus. It is an often-undetected viral infection that infects an estimated 6.2 million new people each year. It is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. HPV does not cause any symptoms at the time of infection, so most people are unaware that they have it. (more…)