What is Preventative Dentistry?

Preventative dentistry is crucial to keeping your smile looking its best. Prevention is key when it comes to preventing damage and decay from occurring. By preventing these problems, you’re able to avoid invasive procedures and treatments that are designed to repair and enhance your teeth and mouth. We offer preventative care options for all patients coming into our office.
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Why is Preventative Dentistry important?

If you fail to prevent dental-related problems, they can and will eventually happen. This can result in tooth decay, gum disease and other issues that can affect your quality of life. By keeping up with regular preventative care, you’re able to keep your smile healthy and full. Prevention is essential for patients of all ages and varying needs.
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What is involved with Preventative Dentistry?

We offer an array of different preventative options to all of our patients. We can
work with you to ensure that you are doing everything you can to keep your
smile healthy and full. Some of these procedures include:
 
  • Routine exams and cleanings
  • Sealants
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Oral cancer screenings
  • Gum health checks
  • Product recommendations
  • At-home care evaluations and recommendations

What can you expect with Preventative Dentistry?

For patients coming into our office, we first perform an exam and cleaning. This helps us to create a treatment plan that is right for you. From there, we can offer many different preventative options to keep your smile looking its best. We may recommend sealants or fluoride treatments as a way to prevent tooth decay. Regular checkup visits are essential for allowing us to check for problems and clear away heavy buildup on the teeth that can contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. We can even go over your at-home care routine and make recommendations as needed to ensure that you are keeping your teeth as clean as possible even when away from the office.
 
If you’re interested in learning more about our preventative treatment options, call us today so that we can get you in as soon as possible for an appointment.

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The staff is very professional. Love Dr. Galligan!
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February 2020
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Dr Galligan is very kind and reassuring. I felt comfortable with her during my exam.
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Both my dentist, dentist assistance and the office staff exceeded my expectations during my 2019/2020 visits.
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October 2019
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October 2019
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I’ve never had a bad experience in all My years 5 star operation everything is excellent
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September 2019
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Fast and professional care from all the staff in this office.
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June 2019
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April 2019
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This was my first time seeing Dr. Galligan - was super appreciative that she took care of the issue with my filling on the same day it was discovered even though it was the end of the day. I know she didn't have to do that. Super happy with this dentist.
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