Preventive Dental Care in Brooklyn - Park Slope Family Dentistry - Education & More
Q: Preventive dentistry consists of what?
Preventive dentistry consists of many facets including brushing, flossing, using fluorides, good oral habits, orthodontics, proper diet, sealants and sports safety.
Q: Preventive dentistry is important because?
Disease in the mouth can endanger the rest of the body. Healthy mouths chew easier and gain more nutrients from the food. Your children learn to speak quicker and more distinct. Preventive dentistry means less extensive, less expensive treatment for your child, and more importantly, a healthy smile.
Q: Preventive dentistry should begin when?
When your child gets their first tooth, preventive dentistry should start. You should visit and learn how to protect your child’s dental health when their first tooth comes in. The sooner you visit us , the better chance your child will have in preventing cavities and disease.
Q: Can dental problems be prevented by a dentist?
We can apply sealants to protect your child from tooth decay. We can also help you select a mouth guard to prevent sports injuries and early diagnosis of orthodontic problems. Tooth cleaning and polishing with fluoride treatments are all part of your child’s prevention program.