Preventative Dentistry

Preventative Dentistry

Preventative Dentistry San Rafael, CA

Reverse gum disease and decay through preventative dentistry.

Preventative dentistryPrevention is the best way to protect your dental health. At North Bay Dental, we want to help every member of your family avoid future dental work by ensuring we catch problems early, before they do harm to enamel and gum tissue.

San Rafael Dentist Dr. Rupi Buttar and her team members are here to help you understand how your lifestyle and behavior affects the health of your teeth and gums. Prevention is a priority, so we use a variety of resources and visual aids to explain the process of how plaque build-up leads to decay and eventually causes gum disease.

Preventative dentistry means to take care of all the routine cleaning and tooth maintenance, before cavities and tooth decay ever have a chance to form. With proper medical care and direction, we can reach this goal with all our patients.

As we do our part with regular cleanings and health assessments, don’t forget that the most important care is the everyday routine of brushing and flossing. So, read below to brush up on some oral health information and tips!

The Power of Prevention

There is one very effective way you can avoid spending a lot of time in the dental chair: Make sure you see Dr. Buttar at least twice a year. Our expert diagnostic exams, including careful evaluation of digital X-rays and professional cleaning with special instruments, can help our dentists spot small areas of concern. When we catch contained areas of decay, we are able to apply conservative dental treatments (such as dental fillings or bonding) to protect against deep cavities and damaging decay. You should also make sure you work hard with brushing and flossing at home and call the dentist if you experience pain, soreness, a loose tooth, or other dental problems.

Dr. Rupi Buttar also performs oral cancer screenings during each checkup to ensure your mouth is free of abnormal growths or precancerous lesions.

A Dental Team You Can Trust

Our experienced team is professional and compassionate, and we will recommend customized treatment plans based on your personal dental needs and smile goals. At North Bay Dental, you can be sure that we will do everything we can to arm you and your family against dental disease.

Prevention truly is the best medicine. Find out more about how to preserve your beautiful smile for years to come with our state-of-the-art restorative and cosmetic dentistry services. Please call (415) 460-9744 for answers to all your questions and to schedule a dental consultation.