It’s not a secret that many patients neglect taking care of their teeth and gums unless they notice a problem. The harm in this method of care is that once you begin to notice symptoms and signs of dental issues, you may be experiencing an advanced form of a complex dental issue. Taking preventive measures now can reduce the risk of developing complex dental problems in the future.
At Khanna Dentistry in Geneva, IL, Dr. Neeraj Khanna offers a full range of preventive dentistry service to improve the wellness and function of your smile. Geneva dentist Dr. Khanna believes preventive dental care is the key to maintaining a healthy, functional, and beautiful smile.
Why Should I Practice Preventive Dental Care?
Gum disease is one of the leading causes of adult tooth loss. Gum disease is a common dental concern that can be prevented if patients follow a healthy oral hygiene routine and visit the dentist regularly. Preventive dental care is put in place to reduce your risk of developing a complex dental problem in the future. Complex dental issues like gum disease, tooth loss, and tooth decay can cost you time, money, and discomfort in the long run.
Follow these key tips to improve your oral health:
- Brush your teeth twice a day
- Floss your teeth
- Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash
- Visit the dentist for preventive care examines every six months
During your preventive care visit, Dr. Khanna can carefully examine the jaw joints, teeth, gums, muscles and other supporting structures to ensure they are working in harmony. Dr. Khanna has adopted the idea of Complete Dentistry to enable a healthy and functional smile. Dr. Khanna takes the time to uncover any underlying dental issues that may be affecting your oral health. A preventive dental care visit may include:
- Professional teeth cleaning
- Diagnostic x-rays (if needed)
- Oral cancer screening
- Gum disease screening
- Screening for cavities
- Bite analysis and examination of temporomandibular joints (TMJ) and jaw position
- Digital imaging for analysis, diagnosis, and personalized treatment planning
- 2-D and 3-D models for analysis and treatment planning
Schedule An Appointment
If you have any questions about oral health or you need to schedule a preventive care visit, contact Khanna Dentistry in Geneva, IL. To schedule an appointment, call 630-225-716 or request an appointment online.