Preventive Dentistry – Ft. Worth, TX
Achieve a Healthy Smile with Preventive Dentistry
Preventive dentistry encompasses a wide range of procedures, such as routine teeth cleaning, periodontal maintenance, x-rays, regular exams, and the prevention of excessive tooth wear, decay, and fractures.
Once your oral health has been properly examined, treated, and restored by Dr. Kelly Blair, she will recommend that you visit us routinely for checkups, teeth cleanings, and periodontal maintenance. These regular visits allow us to maintain the health of your mouth, and if a problem should arise, they enable us (and you) to address it early.
We provide an array of preventive services to help you reach optimal oral health. Dr. Blair offers the exact services you need through all stages of life.
Your toothbrush and floss are important for removing harmful plaque and tartar accumulations that can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. While they are effective, there are still areas in your mouth you cannot clean at home. Routine cleanings allow us to remove the buildup to keep your mouth healthy. We also discuss your current oral hygiene habits and make recommendations for improvement to maintain your dental health in between appointments.
Laser Gum Disease Treatment
Quick intervention allows Dr. Blair to treat diseased tissue before the infection progresses in severity to cause irreversible damage. The use of a laser targets specific tissues to remove the diseased areas while also encouraging the regeneration of healthy tissue. This creates more effective results, using a less invasive treatment for fewer risks and a quicker recovery.
Oral DNA Testing
You and Dr. Blair can gain a better understanding of your oral health with a simple screening test. Oral DNA testing allows us to alert you of your risk for certain dental complications, like tooth decay, gum disease, and oral HPV. The early detection system allows a customized treatment plan to be implemented before a complication even arises.
Oral Cancer Screening
Oral cancer screenings are a routine part of our preventive appointments. With a regular exam, Dr. Blair can detect cancerous and precancerous cells early for quick intervention. Early detection allows it to be treated early before it metastasizes to other areas of the body for a more successful outcome.
Your gum health is directly linked to your general health. Dr. Blair can help you get a healthy mouth and body with periodontal therapy. Using a personalized treatment plan, she can stop the complications of harmful oral bacteria to restore your gum health. With a proactive approach, she will help you maintain a healthy smile to prevent the issue from reoccurring.
We will give your teeth an added layer of protection with a fluoride treatment. Known as “nature’s cavity fighter,” fluoride strengthens your enamel to ward off cavity-causing bacteria. This simple and pain-free treatment can even help to stop the progression of early cavities to keep your teeth healthy.
Get a Healthy Smile Today!
Routine dental care allows you to invest in your oral health. If you need a preventive appointment, do not wait for a problem to develop. Contact our office today to schedule your next visit.