Have you scheduled your semi-annual teeth cleaning? Do you need a filling or crown? Family Dental Care in Beaverton, Oregon, offers all you need for general dental care!
Regular checkups with your dentist will be integral to identifying, preventing, and treating serious tooth and gum diseases, such as cavities and gingivitis.
Generally, twice a year, your dentist will take X-rays to see what’s going on with your teeth. For younger patients, this will help to know when to take out wisdom teeth.
Twice a year, your teeth will be professionally cleaned. This will remove plaque and tartar buildup, which causes gingivitis. You will also receive a tooth polishing to make that smile shine bright!
Crowns are used to strengthen or reshape a weak tooth. They can also be attached to a dental implant to replace a missing tooth. Crowns are made of porcelain and match your teeth for a natural-looking restoration.
Bridges are recommended when you are missing one or two teeth. The spaces between teeth cause shifting in your bite and will weaken it if nothing is done. A bridge uses your remaining teeth as anchors for a prosthetic tooth, which is placed to close the gap. Our bridges are available in porcelain to match the look of your natural teeth.
Mouth guards are appliances worn over teeth. They’re often used to protect teeth from sports-related injury and teeth grinding, according to WebMD.com. You can buy a stock mouth guard at most sporting stores, but at Family Dental Care, you can have your mouth guard custom-made to fit your teeth. This extra step will help ensure the health and safety of your teeth.
Even if you don’t play sports, you may want a mouth guard to protect your teeth from grinding during sleep. Mouth guards must be washed daily with cold water and kept from extreme temperatures. Bring the mouth guard to your regular dentist appointments so it can be examined and replaced, if needed.
Do you or your partner suffer from excessive loud snoring? We can help. Our practice offers oral appliance therapy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and excessive snoring. An oral appliance is a device worn in the mouth during sleep to reposition the jaw. When worn, the appliance opens the airways and allows you to breathe easier.
Do you have a cavity? We can help. Our team can repair your teeth and give you back your smile with natural-looking composite fillings. Made from tooth-colored composite resin, our cavity fillings will blend in seamlessly with the rest of your tooth.
Check with your healthcare provider. Most plans include regular dental visits for no extra cost or reduced costs. Family Dental Care will find you an affordable solution and help you maximize your benefits!