What is Preventative Dentistry?
Preventative dentistry is essentially the practise of taking care of your teeth by both daily brushing/flossing and maintaining regular dental check-up and cleans in order to avoid any issues developing such as cavities, enamel wear, gum disease etc.
How to maintain good dental hygiene?
It is important to maintain a regular dental hygiene routine at home by making sure to brush and floss everyday – preferably 2-3 times per day. In conjunction with regular dental check-up and cleans two times per year or as recommended by your friendly Dentist. This will help avoid or detect any issues before they become severe.
What are the benefits?
Oral health plays an important role in one's overall health therefore preventative dentistry is vital to your well being. We all know teeth issues can be a great burden in daily living and not only can eating, drinking, sleep and talking be impacted but also ones self-esteem
What is an OPG xray?
A Orthopantomography (OPG) is a rotational panoramic dental x-ray that allows the dentist to view the upper and lower jaw in a 2-dimensional format. It is a simple x-ray that provides the clinician with an overall view of your jaw, teeth and joints. It helps diagnose diseases of teeth and bone, and is generally done for most patients that require surgical, periodontal or dental treatment.