Lake Leelanau Preventive Dentistry
The goal of preventive dentistry is to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other conditions that compromise oral health.
Our holistic dentists not only focus on your oral health, but the health of your whole body.
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Approximately 47.2% of Americans age 30 and older have periodontal disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If our dentists detect gum disease during your routine oral examination, they may recommend scaling and root planing.
The best way to maintain a healthy smile is to schedule dental cleanings every 6 months. While brushing and flossing your teeth at home is good for your oral health, you'll need the help of one of our dentists to remove hardened plaque (tartar).
Our holistic dentists use white fillings made of composite resin to match your natural tooth enamel. Not only do composite fillings look and feel natural, but they don't contain mercury. We offer a cavity filling option that's free of heavy metals so you can protect the health of your smile and body.
Brushing and flossing your teeth at home isn't enough to maintain good oral health. We also recommend you schedule dental exams every 6 months so our holistic dentists can check for tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health issues.
Our team is trained to recognize mouth cancer symptoms and pre-cancerous conditions. During your oral cancer screening, our holistic dentists will examine your mouth, as well as feel oral and neck tissues to detect abnormalities.
Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease for American children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To protect your child's smile, our holistic dentists may recommend dental sealants.
Our biological dentists know how to safely remove amalgam fillings so you can maintain a beautiful healthy smile. If you still have amalgam fillings in your mouth, schedule an appointment with our holistic dentists right away. We're able to remove dental amalgam safely and effectively.
Looking for elderly dental care? Our holistic dentists understand how your oral health needs change as you age and have experience helping patients with dry mouth, missing teeth, periodontal disease, and other issues common in mature adults.