Preventive dental treatments available in Las VegasPosted By Dr. Christopher Lim
What is preventive dentistry?While some patients take a more "reactive" approach to dentistry, only visiting their dentist when problems arise, we have seen the importance of visiting a dentist regularly for preventive care. Preventive dentistry means that patients take steps in ensuring their smile is healthy over time without waiting for things to go wrong. Dr. Christopher Lim also finds that patients who actively participate in regular preventive treatments spend less money and time overall at the dental office.
What are preventive treatments?Preventive treatments may include the following:
- Routine cleanings by a dental hygienist
- Examinations to monitor oral health and wellness
- X-rays to check the health of the teeth below the gum line
- Fillings to address areas of decay