Dental Hygiene Services
Dr. Tyler and Bonnie are inspired to help you regain and maintain your oral health.
The friendly, caring, and experienced team at Stuart Prosthetic Dentistry looks forward to contributing to you staying healthy and keeping your teeth for a lifetime.
A dental prophylaxis is often referred to as a dental (teeth) cleaning. It is performed to thoroughly clean your teeth. Prophylaxis is important for maintenance of your dental health. It halts the progression of gingivitis to more destructive periodontal (gum) disease.
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If you schedule regular dental exams, your dentist and hygienist can catch periodontal disease before the gums and bone supporting your teeth are severely damaged. Scaling and root planing is a non-surgical procedure used to treat gum disease.
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Once periodontal disease is brought under control with periodontal treatment, it is very important that you get dental care on a regular basis. You will need more frequent dental visits than other patients. Periodontal maintenance removes bacteria and halts periodontal disease from progressing, thus preventing the bacteria from traveling to other parts of the body.
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To keep your implants healthy, you must be committed not only to good at-home care but to regular dental implant maintenance visits. The key factor for maintenance is the gum tissues around the implant.
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We get it, sometimes it is just hard to keep track of your regular dental hygiene appointments. Sadly, when plaque goes uncleaned or builds up, it becomes calculus (tartar) which is hard and more difficult to remove. If you’ve missed several checkups, the calculus buildup may be severe and stubborn to remove.
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Cavities that are not treated can cause pain, loss of teeth, and spread of infection. The good news is that you can prevent most cavities with good dental care and fluoride. Fluoride helps keep teeth strong and healthy.
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Sensitive teeth can be bothersome and painful. It can make regular activities like brushing, eating, or drinking uncomfortable, causing sharp, temporary pain in your teeth. Thankfully, there are a variety of treatments available for tooth sensitivity.
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