At Pahrump Family Dental, we utilize leading-edge technology and methods to prevent, detect and treat tooth decay. Our Pahrump dentist focuses on a preventive approach to keep your smile cavity-free from the start. With periodic teeth cleanings and examinations, we help halt the onset and progress of tooth decay.
A sticky film called plaque, which harbors harmful bacteria that feed on the sugars in your diet, accumulates on and around the teeth. These bacteria produce acids, which erode tooth enamel, forming small holes in your teeth that are known as cavities. While brushing, flossing and limiting your intake of sugary foods each day, are important steps in protecting your teeth against the detrimental effects of plaque, it’s also important to visit our Pahrump dentist for checkups and professional teeth cleanings. By thoroughly removing any plaque buildup from the most difficult to reach areas between your teeth and gums, we can help prevent dental disease. Education is also an important preventive tool, especially for our youngest patients. We’ll teach your child the importance of maintaining excellent oral hygiene, and can provide dental sealants and fluoride treatments, for an added layer of protection against cavities. For patients of all ages, our dentist will provide a thorough examination, with the use of advanced digital radiography as needed. We strive to diagnose cavities from their outset, which allows for the most straightforward course of care. When a cavity is present, we gently and precisely remove any decayed or damaged tooth structure and then restore the tooth with an aesthetically pleasing, mercury-free dental filling.
Biannual checkups with our Pahrump dentist can help prevent cavities, keeping your smile healthy and beautiful throughout your life. At Pahrump Family Dental, we are committed to helping patients of all ages combat tooth decay. To learn more or to schedule a checkup, give us a call today.