Preventive Dentistry

How to prevent dental and oral disease

Preventative dentistry is an umbrella term that describes the many dental procedures used to treat tooth decay and other dental diseases in their earliest stages. The goal is to keep your teeth, gums, and mouth as healthy as possible while helping you avoid tooth loss. Here are the different types of preventative procedures used today by your Waldorf MD dentist

What are common preventive dentistry services?

Preventive dentistry services may include:

  • Regular oral exams, usually every 6 months
  • Teeth cleaning
  • Routine X-rays