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When It Comes To Your Dental Health: Prevention is Better Than Cure

Preventative Dentistry is about the way you care for your teeth health by staying away from cavities, gum-related diseases, enamel wear out, etc. It helps to restore the lifetime smile by reversing the early signs of cavities and gum diseases.

Preventative dentistry’s success lies in the active role of oneself, looking after one’s oral health. After examining the mouth, the dentist will issue personalized oral hygiene instructions individually for every patient. In this way, you can make sure that you take good care of your teeth and gums daily. Please speak to your Byford dentists to learn more about the preventative care program.

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Preventative Dentistry

What is preventative dentistry?

Complete oral care or otherwise known as Preventive dentistry is all about oral health, treatment, and practice of maintaining your dental health. Almost most of the dental problems are preventable, if and when detected at early stages. The cost for treatment, pain, and discomfort can be made less when detected early.

Preventative dental care at Byford involves the practice of the following:

  • Examining the mouth: The dentist checks for any abnormalities and other issues by reviewing the patient’s teeth.
  • Cleaning the teeth: The dentist cleans the tartar, discolouration, and plaque, if any, and avoids problems arising due to them.

Frequently Asked Questions About Preventative Dentistry

How much does dental preventive cost?

Dental preventive cost is quite affordable as it involves examining and a basic level of cleaning. The aftermath effects, if any, require a budget analysis and the kind of treatment advised. The insurance comes in hand for further therapies. Just keep in mind, an ounce of preventive measure is worth more than the pound of cure.

What benefits does preventative dentistry provide?

The benefits of Preventive Dentistry are numerous, and it suits all age groups. Apart from strong and happy teeth, one is assured of getting a gorgeous smile, too, with the reduced danger of cavities, gingivitis, enamel loss, and other standard dental problems. By controlling the above dental problems, the danger of other physical health issues is also handled, such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Strokes
  • Cardiovascular disease

How can regular dentist visits help prevent plaque, tartar, and tooth decay?

Plaque is a soft and sticky layer formed on a tooth containing millions of bacteria. Next is the tartar that is the hardened version of plaque. Plaque can be easily brushed and flossed, whereas tartar cannot be brushed and flossed that easily. This builds up and therefore leads to the formation of tooth decay as the final step.

On a regular visit to a dentist, he or she examines and cleans the tooth. When cared for in the initial stages, the easily removable plaque is cleaned with ease, thus avoiding tartar and tooth decay.

What is basic dental care?

 Dental, basic care starts:

  • with a Byford dentist inspecting the teeth and gums
  • removal of tartar with the scalars
  • dental hygienist polishes the enamel
  • finally rinses the mouth

What are the two most common dental diseases?

Dental caries and periodontal disease are the two most common dental diseases in prevalence. The above two are common worldwide; based upon the region and locality, the diseases vary amidst people.

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About Byford Smiles

Why We Are Byford's Preferred Dentist

At Byford Smiles, the art and science of practical dentistry come together to achieve high-quality, long-lasting results. Our philosophy is simple. We strive for excellence. We aim to provide the highest quality dental care in a positive environment and by doing so, make a lasting difference to our patients’ confidence and quality of life.

We offer Emergency Dentistry, General Dentistry, Preventative Dentistry, and Cosmetic Dentistry

Byford Smiles has built an outstanding reputation as Byford’s premium specialist dental clinic conveniently located at Byford Marketplace. Byford Smiles houses a team of leading dentists and an amazing support staff.

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At Byford Smiles, we are a health fund participant of the major health funds, including Bupa, HBF and HCF. Please give us a call or book online to find out more about the benefits available for our preferred health funds.

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Byford Smiles takes great pride in offering exceptional services and care to all our patients. Our friendly and competent staff are dedicated to your dental needs and will ensure comfort and quality care. 

Payment Plans, Affordable Pricing

We discuss the cost of your treatment and each of your available payment options before you begin to make it as easy as possible for you to receive the best dental care when you need it.

The Latest in Dental Technology

We maintain the most advanced procedures and equipment available combined with the right mix of personal care, high technology and continuing education.

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Apart from our In-house payment plans we also have Interest free payment options available for all patients via AfterPay, ZipMoney, ZipPay and Supercare.