Preventive Dentistry


There’s No Reason To Live With Tooth Loss.

We want to be your partners in establishing and maintaining a top-notch preventive program. Our goal is to keep dental disease and other bad news away from your teeth. Whether it is a regular cleaning or more advanced dental work, we strive to maintain the quality of our work and ensure that all your dental needs are met with excellence.

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Why Preventive Dentistry is Important

Many people associate the word “dental appointment” with anxiety and dread. This can be due to a variety of reasons, including past bad experiences or in most cases how dentists were once portrayed in the media. The truth is, a visit to the dentist is a great way to save money, pain, and suffering, in the long run. It helps you detect any serious oral health problems in their early stages as well as prevent any possible issues.

Preventive Dentistry emphasizes preventing dental problems, instead of waiting for them to occur and then looking at solutions. Preventive dentistry is especially important for children as it helps them develop healthy gums and teeth as they grow older.

The Benefits of Preventive Dentistry

Stay Informed: Staying informed is important not only for your oral health but also for your overall health. Many people believe that brushing and flossing your teeth every day is enough to give your teeth the sparkle they desire and prevent oral health issues. This is not true. While brushing is an important step in oral hygiene, patients should also visit a dentist to have their mouth examined to detect other health issues related to their oral health. By visiting the dentist, you stay informed about your oral health and can make the best decisions for your future.

You Save Money: Most people avoid going to the dentist because they are trying to save money. While dental appointments can be expensive, they aren’t as costly as they might be if the patient has a condition that could have been avoided. Replacing a tooth is much more expensive than preventing decay in the first place!

Maintain A Healthy Smile: Even with daily flossing and brushing, small areas of the mouth can still be missed. Plaque becomes harder to remove, and can solidify into tartar. This build-up is also how cavities form and can lead to gum disease. Regular cleanings of the teeth prevent tartar from eroding them or creating holes.

How To Maintain Your Oral Health

Things you need to take care of:

  • Brushing and flossing daily
  • Keep sugar intake low
  • Scheduling regular cleanings and check-ups with us

Things we will take care of:

  • Keeping your teeth clean and polished
  • Checking your teeth, gums, and jaws for signs of any issues
  • Heading off any problems at the pass

Together, we will keep you and your beautiful smile at its best and brightest!

General Dentistry in Desoto TX

At Desoto Family Dentistry, we believe that prevention is the best cure! To maintain good oral health, it is important to have regular dental check-ups and thoroughly follow up with any ongoing dental procedures. This will also help us detect any serious oral health problems in their early stages as well as prevent any possible issues.

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