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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.

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 |2019-02-15T01:23:16-07:00February 25th, 2017|Preventative|

Prevent Cavities & Decay

How to Prevent Cavities and Decay in Teeth The mouth is a normally moist environment inhabited by bacteria. These bacteria do not normally harm the teeth unless they are exposed to sugars. People sometimes mistakenly believe that as long as they avoid sugar, their teeth will not decay. As your [...]

By |2019-02-15T01:23:18-07:00January 16th, 2017|Preventative|

Enamel Wear

Front teeth are often the first to wear down because one of their purposes is to guide the lower jaw in its movements. When the lower jaw slides forward and sideways during chewing or grinding, the front teeth limit its movements and guide it. When this occurs, the upper teeth [...]

By |2019-02-15T01:23:28-07:00February 25th, 2016|Preventative|

Develop an Oral Hygiene Routine

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we want to do our part to help raise awareness of the connection between poor oral health and systemic diseases, such as breast cancer. It is important to have regular dental checks combined with an effective oral hygiene plan to main overall [...]

By |2019-02-15T01:23:30-07:00October 20th, 2015|Preventative|