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Preventative Dentistry

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At Halesowen Dental, our goal is to keep your teeth healthy, looking great and functioning.  The best way to achieve this is by keeping your original teeth healthy for as long as possible.

What is preventative dentistry?

Preventative dentistry keeps your original teeth looking and working optimally, for as long as possible. Although many factors can have an adverse effect on oral health, good dental hygiene habits and regular check-ups can keep your mouth healthy and spot any issues early.

Most dental health issues are manageable with minimally invasive procedures or a simple cleaning, when caught early. For this reason, regular check-ups are an excellent way to perform cleaning and monitor any irregularities as soon as they emerge. For example, gingivitis is treatable and more manageable than periodontitis, which can develop if left untreated.

Many dental procedures, such as fillings and even extractions, have a preventative element which can help to limit the potential for further complications. If your dentist can monitor your oral health with regular check-ups, it will normally be possible to prevent serious dental problems from developing by taking the right steps and applying preventative treatments.

Why would I need preventative dentistry?

Preventative dentistry is a must for all patients, as it can help to save the expense and discomfort of some of the more invasive dental procedures.

Treatments such as fluoride application and fissure sealants are excellent methods to give new teeth the best start. Relatively inexpensive preventative treatments, such as these, can help teeth last for longer and potentially limit the risk of cavities forming as teeth grow and develop.

What are the benefits of preventative dentistry?

  • Helps to save on the costs and discomfort of serious dental work.
  • Typically involves relatively inexpensive and minimally invasive treatments which strengthen teeth or ensure good oral health habits.
  • Focuses on preserving and caring for your original teeth, first and foremost.

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How much does preventative dentistry cost?

We encourage a regular check-up every six months, for as little as £55 which allows our dentists to monitor your oral health and make recommendations as necessary.

The cost of specific preventative procedures can vary, but these approaches are almost always less expensive than more invasive dental work.

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