At Pawlus Dental, our team emphasizes the importance of preventive care. From regular six-month cleanings to periodontal care and dental sealants, we do it all at our office. Contact us now for an appointment, and get the preventive care you need in Columbus.
Preventive care is the best way to catch potential oral health issues like cavities and gum disease early. This is important because at-home care is not always enough to eliminate your risk of these dental diseases, and they are usually impossible to spot on your own until they’ve progressed and become much more serious.
With preventive care, you can keep your mouth healthy, eliminate the risk of further complications, and save time and money by avoiding treatments like fillings for cavities, or deep cleanings for gum disease.
Routine teeth cleanings and oral exams are the cornerstone of preventive dentistry. The process begins with a comprehensive cleaning from a dental hygienist. Your teeth will be scaled to remove plaque and tartar, polished with a gritty paste, and then flossed to remove any remaining debris. Then, Dr. Pawlus will examine your mouth for any signs of common dental health issues. X-rays may be recommended, in some cases.
If you see us every six months for a cleaning and a comprehensive oral exam, you can improve your oral health and fight back against common oral health issues like cavities and gum disease. Our team can also provide you with tips about at-home oral care, and answer any questions you may have about your oral health.
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