Checkups, Cleanings, and Exams
All in the Family Dental strives for comprehensive care! Routine dental care is recommended at least every 6 months to maintain a healthy smile. At your visit, your hygienist will take necessary x-rays such as bite-wings, CBCT, and intra-oral photos to check for decay, bone loss (periodontal disease), or other anomalies. There are many diseases that can be diagnosed and first noticed inside the oral cavity, such as gum disease or oral cancer. With x-rays and our innovative technology, we educate the importance of your overall health and take great care into providing the best treatment. Being proactive with your dental care often help reduce the potential for large dental problems. A healthy mouth is a key part of overall health!
We recommend in office fluoride treatments at your routine cleanings because fluoride helps to re-mineralize your teeth and make them strong and healthy. A high concentration of fluoride to your teeth helps prevent cavities and breakdown of your enamel. We even recommend in office fluoride varnish treatments for children as young as 1 year old.
If you are at high risk for cavities because of a dry mouth or a particular diet, we will recommend prescription fluoride-based toothpaste that can be purchased in our office!
Dental sealants are applied to the chewing surfaces of back permanent teeth to prevent food and bacteria getting trapped in the deep grooves and pits. By using sealants, these teeth can be protected from dental decay which is helpful in both children and adults. All in the Family dental is happy to apply dental sealants and will check at routine cleanings and exams to make sure they remain intact.
A mouth guard is an appliance that helps protect your teeth from bruxism (teeth grinding) and general wear and tear.
Bruxism is very common among patients. Often patients do not even know they are grinding their teeth. People unconsciously grind their teeth during the day or while they are sleeping. The constant pressure can harm teeth and make muscles and tissue in and around the jaw very sore and even cause headaches and earaches. Teeth grinding can wear teeth down and cause an array of dental problems.
Periodontally involved teeth have lost bone support and can become lose. We will often recommend an appliance to help protect these already compromised teeth from excessive forces caused by clenching and grinding.
We will give you a reason to smile!
All In The Family Dental
1212 Lincoln Ave.
Evansville, IN 47714
Mon: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tue: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wed: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thu: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm