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Our doctors and team at Springs Dental are proud to provide educational blog articles related to Preventative Dentistry including exams, teeth cleanings and oral cancer screenings.

Dental X-ray FAQs

All You Wanted to Know About The X-ray Why do I need an X-ray? An X-ray, or radiographic examination, provides us with an important preventative tool. It shows the condition of your teeth, its roots, jaw placement, and the overall composition of your facial bones. X-rays can help determine the [...]

By |2019-11-20T08:32:37-08:00December 24th, 2019|Preventative|

Fluoride & Your Health

What is fluoride, and why is it good for my teeth? Fluoride is a compound of the element fluorine, which is found universally throughout nature in water, soil, air, and in most foods. The mineral is easily absorbed into tooth enamel, especially in the developing teeth of children. Once teeth [...]

By |2019-10-15T09:35:55-07:00October 15th, 2019|Preventative|

The Routine Smile Exam

A Smile Exam Is Good For More Than Just Teeth We may uncover symptoms of other problems or illnesses. When you visit Springs Dental for a routine smile exam, our team does a lot more than just probe for cavities. In addition to preventative care such as teeth cleanings and [...]

By |2019-05-12T16:46:53-07:00May 14th, 2019|Preventative|

Early Treatment of Cavities

How Early treatment of cavities can help you avoid potential problems. At some point in life, it is possible you could get a cavity, or maybe you have already experienced a few. If you worry about your dentist finding a cavity during your next examination, we understand. Sometimes, it is [...]

By |2019-02-15T01:23:16-08:00February 25th, 2017|Preventative|