Now that spring is in full swing, it’s time to think about cleaning. You may already have plans to give your home a good spring cleaning, getting rid of all the nasty cobwebs that have gathered over the winter. Your car could probably use a thorough wash and wax as well, making it pretty and shiny once again.
But don’t forget about your smile! Your beautiful smile is one of the first things that others notice about you – especially when meeting you for the first time. A recent survey found that 40 percent of people believe a smile is a person’s best feature, no matter how old they are! That’s why you want to take steps to make sure yours looks its best.
If you haven’t done so already, now is a great time to schedule your spring dental cleaning at Houston Uptown Dentists. Dr. Juarez recommends that her patients visit us twice a year for a thorough cleaning and dental exam. Call us today at 832-463-1021 and we’ll put you on our schedule!
Enjoy Expert, Comfortable Treatment
When you come in for your visit, you’ll be given the royal treatment. If you’re the type of patient who gets a little nervous at the thought of dental work, don’t worry. We’re old pros at providing relaxing dental care.
You can take advantage of headphones so you can drift away to your favorite tunes while we tend to your smile. You can even enjoy your own personal movie glasses to take in a Netflix movie or show! How’s that for a unique kind of dental experience?
Once you’re settled into our dental chair, then we’ll go to work. We’ll give you an oral cancer screening using the VELscope system. Early detection of this disease can greatly improve the chances of successful treatment.
Then, we’ll use our electronic cavity detection system, called DIAGNOdent, to search for any signs of tooth decay. This tool is so powerful, it can detect tiny amounts of decay that are not visible to the naked eye. When we’re able to catch cavities at this stage, we can often use our Fotona Laser to remove them. You won’t need any anesthesia or any filling material. The laser will zap them away painless and instantly!
Next, our dental hygienist will give you a complete teeth cleaning and polishing. We’ll carefully go over each tooth to make sure it is sparkling clean when we’re done. The hygienist will pay close attention to any nooks and crannies that you might miss at home when brushing and flossing. We’ll leave you with that fresh, clean-mouth feeling you can only get at the dentist!
Finally, Dr. Juarez or Dr. Lindskog will perform a complete dental exam, double-checking any potential problem areas our hygienist noted. We’ll make sure your pearly whites stay that way!
Keep Your Smile Bright
If we find any problems that need attention, we’ll recommend specific treatments to help. We’ll answer any questions you have about your care so that you have all the information you need to make good decisions. Here are a few treatments that you might benefit from:
- Tooth fillings to repair dental damage from tooth decay
- Gum disease treatment to remove bacteria and damaged gum tissue so your gums can heal
- Dental sealants to provide a protective barrier against disease-causing bacteria
- Fluoride treatment to strengthen your tooth enamel and prevent decay
- Custom mouthguards and night guards to protect your teeth against damage from sports or teeth grinding