Preventative Dentistry Specialist
located in Houston, TX
Your teeth are meant to be with you for life, which is why preventive care is so important when it comes to maintaining good oral health. Dr Sajadi MS DDS along with Dr Nguyen DDS, at Eldridge Dental in Houston, Texas are experts at providing many preventive treatments, including dental cleanings, sealants, and fluoride. We also offer sedation dentistry for those patients who experience increased anxiety during their dental visits. To schedule an appointment for preventive care, call the office or book an appointment online today.
Prevention Q& A
Why do I need preventative dentistry?
Even with excellent hygiene at home every day, the state of your oral health can change in an instant. Not only can common issues like tooth decay and gum disease develop without you noticing, but certain aspects of your oral health can also affect other areas of your quality of life. Preventive dental care is essential to helping you stay ahead of such issues, and prevent or alleviate the impacts they can have. That includes routine checkup and cleaning appointments, which you should attend at least once every six months so we can professionally clean your teeth and gums, check for signs of the development of any concerns, and recommend appropriate, custom treatment, if necessary.
What is the goal of general care and prevention?
During your general checkups and cleanings, we can use advanced dental technology to create digital images of your mouth, jaws, teeth, and gums. These images can help you understand our findings and recommendations. When it comes to disease prevention, education is important. If you understand your situation, you’ll be well equipped to make good decisions about your dental health and treatment. In fact, most dental health conditions might be prevented or addressed early by attending regular, six-month preventive dentistry appointments. In addition to checkups and cleanings, preventive dental care can also include: