Conservative & Preventative Dentistry
Stop Cavities Before They Start
Sometimes dental problems follow otherwise healthy people through life. Understanding the causes behind dental disease can eliminate the frustration that builds as teeth deteriorate. Creating a customized preventive routine can leave you looking forward to the good news at your dental visits.
Fluoride treatments are beneficial in preventing cavities for anyone, of any age, but they are especially helpful in impeding tooth decay in children.
Take-Home Rx Fluoride Toothpaste
Prescription-strength fluoride toothpaste has a stronger concentration of fluoride to help strengthen enamel and prevent cavities.
CariFree Cavity Prevention Products
CariFree is a line of oral-care products designed to help neutralize the acid in your mouth that causes bacteria. CariFree will help keep you cavity free.
Teeth can become sensitive to hot, cold, and sweet foods, also small portions of root can become exposed causing pain. Dr. Tavoularis offers treatments to minimize or fully eliminate tooth sensitivity.
Oral Cancer Screening
Every time you’re in our chair, we review many aspects of your health. Subtle changes in the lining of your mouth call for a closer evaluation, regardless of whether you use tobacco or not. Early detection of oral cancer saves many lives every year, and we’re trained to recognize a myriad of oral tissue abnormalities.
Intraoral photography allows us to take digital images of hard-to-see areas in your mouth that may not be visible with standard x-rays.
Air abrasion dentistry is a drill-free method of removing minor decay with a combination of high-pressured air and a minute-particle mixture.
Ultrasonic Periodontal Instrumentation
Ultrasonic periodontal instrumentation is a non-invasive technique used to detect gum disease. Gum disease continues to be the leading cause of tooth loss in adults today. A devastating condition when left untreated, periodontitis doesn’t have to write your story.