Preventative Dental Care
The best step in taking care of your oral health is to prevent dental problems. Dr. Builder utilizes the latest dental technology including digital x-rays, 3D imaging, and a surgical microscope to keep your teeth and gums healthy. We educate all of our patients about how to properly care for their smiles and practice optimal oral hygiene on a daily basis.
Complete Oral Exams- Oral exams are critical to your ongoing dental health. Dr. Builder can catch early signs of cavities and other problems before you see or feel them when they are much easier and less expensive to treat.
Professional Dental Cleaning- Dental cleaning is a preventative treatment for the removal of tartar that may develop even with proper daily oral care. Dr. Builder recommends cleanings every six months for optimal oral health.
Treatment for Gum Disease- Dr. Builder will detect, diagnose, and treat gum disease before it develops into a more serious problem, helping restore your gums to their healthiest possible state.
Sealants- Sealants are used to coat your most vulnerable teeth and acts as a barrier to prevent cavities, as well as strengthen enamel.
Fluoride Treatment- Fluoride treatments will make your teeth stronger and healthier as it can rebuild tooth enamel and strengthen its resistance to tooth decay.
Night Guards- Night guards protect your teeth from grinding or clenching them while you sleep. During your examination Dr. Builder will look for signs of this behavior and recommend a custom night guard if necessary.
TMJ Appliances- Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) can cause constant, often extreme, pain in the head, neck and face. For patients who suffer from TMJ, Dr. Builder offers a variety of treatments.
X-rays- Dr. Builder uses digital x-rays to find dental problems and perform treatments with greater accuracy. Digital x-rays reduce radiation 80-90% compared to traditional dental x-rays.