Preventive dentistry is the general term for dental care-related procedures or treatments that are meant to prevent oral health problems from rearing their ugly heads. In simpler words, Preventive Dentistry is what you (Patient) and us (Dentists) do to prevent dental disease.
Preventive Dentistry aims at avoiding or reducing the effects of:

  • Cavities
  • Gingivitis
  • Enamel Loss
  • Periodontitis
Why Prevention Is More Important Than Cure?

With regular preventive dental care, problems can be detected early in their development stage rather than later stage. Dental problems detected in early stages can be treated with lower expenses and with lower invasion.

What Are The Benefits of Preventive Dentistry?

With good dental hygiene and following regular preventive dentistry, you can not only greatly reduce the chances of developing an advanced stage dental issues, it can reduce risks of associated health conditions caused by poor dental health. Some Health conditions which can be linked with poor dental health are:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Cancer

Practicing good dental hygiene and preventive dentistry can save you money overall.
We at MS Dental aim to be your partners in your excellent dental and overall health.

What should I do to Practice Good Preventive Dental Care?

It is important that you take steps to maintain good dental health. We suggest following dental hygiene practice:

  1. Proper Home Care:
    • Brush your teeth twice daily
    • Floss daily
  2. Proper Diet:
    • Balanced diet
    • Low Sugar intake
    • No Energy / High octane drinks
    • Drink plenty of water during the day
  3. Regular Continuing Care Dental Visits: Twice a Year Which Includes.
    • Dental Examination
    • Cleaning
    • Scaling
    • Fluoride Treatment
    • X-ray
  4. Proper Care After Any Dental Treatments:
What Is The Importance of Regular Dental Check-ups?

Research shows that a 6 monthly check and clean helps in maintaining good oral health, and identifying any problems before they evolve into a major expense and lots of bother.

Many of us may believe that our teeth are healthy and in good shape but there may be problems developing which may not be visible to the naked eye. By regularly visiting the Dentist, any such problems can be identified at an early stage which will prevent the disease early. Identifying and curing the disease early on will surely save you money and inconvenience overall.

How Often Should You Visit The Dentist?

We recommend a Dental visit at least once every six months.

What are the Benefits of Regular Dental Check-ups?

Visiting a Dentist regularly for check-ups offers many benefits.

  • Prevention of Gum disease
  • Detecting tooth decay early
  • Prevent Bad Breath
  • Enjoy good Oral Health
  • Enjoy a brighter, White and Clean Smile
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