Save time and money at the dentist with simple prevention.
Keep Your Gums and Teeth Healthy
Avoid cavities and other dental problems with preventive dentistry.
If you’re looking to maintain your natural smile for as long as possible, we can help with comfortable preventive dentistry. Believe it or not, most problems like cavities, tooth loss, and gum disease are easily preventable.
Unfortunately, missed dental checkups and cleanings may lead to issues that cost more time and money in the long run. Early detection, prevention, and proactive habits are the key to a happy and healthy smile.
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Remember, it’s always easier to prevent than treat, so schedule your dental checkup in Vernon Hills, IL.
Why Are Regular Dental Checkups So Important?
Your smile (and wallet) will thank you.
FAQs about Preventive Dentistry
What’s the main goal of preventive dentistry?
Preventive dentistry sets the foundation for a lifetime of great oral health. Our goal is to help you and your family form great habits through brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits so we can ward off oral-related issues in the future.
Together, we can reduce your risk for gum disease, cavities, tooth loss, and oral cancer complications by staying proactive vs. reactive. It’s always easier, faster, and less expensive to prevent than treat!
What are examples of preventive care for your teeth?
Some examples of preventive care for your teeth include:
- Brushing at least twice a day with an ADA-approvedOpens a new window to the ADA website toothpaste
- Flossing daily
- Visiting your dentist every six months
- Following your dentist’s recommendations (servicesLearn more about our services may consist of sealants, fluoride treatments, etc.)
- Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet
- Avoiding smoking and excess alcohol use
What are the components of preventive dentistry?
Preventive dentistry includes prevention through examinations, x-rays, imaging, diagnostics, analyses, and treatments. You can significantly reduce your risk of severe oral health complications and related problems by staying proactive.
What is the difference between preventive and restorative dentistry?
Preventive and restorative dentistryLearn more about Restorative Dentistry may overlap because their goal is the same – a healthy, beautiful, and functional smile. The main difference is that one is proactive and prevents future issues, while the other is reactive and fixes current and past issues.
Restorative dentistry restores your smile’s beauty and function with one or multiple treatments, including crowns, bridges, dentures, and dental implants.
The good news? It’s never too late to get your dental health back on track and repair a broken or damaged smile. Please contact MZ DentistryContact us for a consultation.