Many of us think of going to the dentist as a necessary evil, for when we have big problems that need to be fixed. That is certainly one approach, however there is a much better way. Prevention!

Almost every big problem that might need to be fixed, started as a bad habit, progressed to a small issue, then on to a medium issue, before becoming the big problem that needs a big fix. If we can identify these bad habits or even fix the small problems, then the likelihood of the big problems developing is considerably reduced.

The goal of preventative dental treatments are to do exactly that. Identify and address bad habits or small problems before they become any bigger. Find below a description of some of these preventative services.



They say a penny of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and that is certainly true in dentistry!



Twice daily brushing and daily flossing will help keep our mouths healthy and significantly reduce the risk of needing extensive dental treatment.


Fluoride treatment

While fluoride has proven to be very effective at helping to increase your tooths resistance to decay, there is a lot of mis-informationthat can be a little scary to hear.



Dental x-rays are an important tool in our arsenal, as it allows us to see things that we wouldn’t otherwise be able to see until it’s too late.