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Preventive dentistry is the best way to avoid painful, expensive dental procedures as it stresses at-home dental care that will help prevent decay or disease. Preventive, or at-home, dental care is important because it results in healthy teeth and gums throughout one’s life.

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Toothbrushes For All!

Are You Brushing Correctly?

Place the toothbrush at the gum line at a 45 degree angle to cover the tooth surface and the gum line. Move the brush back and forth and in circles, gently brushing away any plaque and food debris from the surfaces of the teeth and the gum line. Patients should be sure to brush the insides and outsides of all teeth, including the hard to reach back teeth. 

Preventing Tooth Decay and Periodontal Disease in Fairfield, CT

Maintaining the health of your teeth and gums will help you to look and feel your best. In addition, good oral hygiene can save you the time and expense of extensive dental treatment that can result from neglect. Daily brushing and flossing is critical for a healthy mouth but home care alone will not be enough. For a cleaner, healthier mouth, schedule a preventative dentistry appointment with Demartin Dental Associates. A good home oral hygiene routine coupled with professional care can help you to avoid decay and periodontal disease in Fairfield, CT. Preventative dentistry services may include:
• Professional cleanings and exams
• Periodontal exams
• X-rays
• Oral cancer screenings
• Fluoride treatments
• Dental sealants

Services to Help You Avoid Decay and Periodontal Disease in Fairfield, CT

Professional Cleanings

Plaque naturally builds up on your teeth and accumulates harmful bacteria, but these toxins are usually cleared away with a proper oral hygiene routine. When you neglect to brush and floss, however, the bacteria can produce acid that causes decay or it can infect the gum tissue, resulting in periodontal disease.

Professional cleanings are a supplement to your home oral hygiene routine that can clear away the bacteria, plaque, and tartar before any damage occurs. Periodontal exams will also be performed to identify any areas of concern before gum disease can progress and cause damage to bone and supporting structures. A thorough examination of your teeth along with periodic x-rays assist our experts in catching cavities and other areas of damage early on and in recommending the necessary treatment to prevent further progression.

Oral Cancer Screenings

Demartin Dental Associates recommends an annual cancer screening, at minimum, performed during your regular checkup. Early detection and treatment of illness is the key to maintaining your health.

Fluoride Treatments

Fluoride is a mineral that is present in drinking water, in most locales, and added into toothpastes and mouthwashes which are used in your daily oral hygiene routine. Fluoride has the ability to strengthen your teeth and increase their resistance to decay, and may be applied as a treatment in our office.

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are safe coating material that is applied onto the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. The clear plastic liquid fills the grooves and pits and then hardens into a protective layer, helping to prevent decay.

Maintaining your oral hygiene is not only important for your mouth, but for your overall health as well. To schedule your preventive cleaning and checkup appointment in Fairfield, CT, contact Demartin Dental Associates today.

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Demartin Dental Associates
69 Sherman Street
Fairfield, CT 06824

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About Us

We have been providing excellent dental care to our patients of all age groups in Fairfield County, Connecticut for almost five decades. Being in the same location for 50 years has made us distinguished in the community. We have built a rewarding relationship with the county and its people. They trust us with their dental care needs and we are committed to their oral health.