Dental Hygiene Assessment
Review of medical and dental history, blood pressure check, assessment of gums, screening of teeth, and oral cancer screening.
The removal of soft (plaque) and hard (tartar) deposits from the teeth both above and below the gum line. This may be done with hand scalers or with an ultrasonic scaler.
The removal of stain from the tooth's surface with polishing paste or a baking soda spray.
While fluoride isn't required or desired by everyone, there are circumstances where it can be beneficial. Painting on a localized fluoride varnish can reduce sensitivity and help prevent cavities in clients who are high risk for dental decay.
Pit & Fissure Sealants
Sealants protect deep pits and fissures from accumulating bacteria that can cause cavities by producing a barrier. LifeSmiles uses sealant materials that are bio-compatible and PBA free.
Custom Sport Guards
When playing sports, a customized sports guard is your best defense to protect against injury to the teeth, mouth, and jaws.
In-office and homecare solutions to reduce tooth sensitivity are available.
Oral Hygiene Instruction
Your homecare routine is detrimental to your oral health. We work with you to devise a customized homecare plan. This includes recommendations of natural and/or commercial products and oral hygiene aids.
With the use of a phase contrast microscope, we can detect and treat gum disease on a microscopic level. This allows us to reduce the permanent damage that gum disease can cause and track the success of gum therapies.
Saliva pH Testing
An oral environment that is acidic can lead to issues such as gum disease and cavities. A quick pH test can determine if you have a higher risk of cavities and allow us to tailor your oral care routine.
Essential Oil & Herbal Irrigation
Essential oils and herbs have numerous benefits and are proven to be effective against oral pathogens, while promoting and supporting the health of the oral tissue.
A busy family life or difficulty getting to the office should never stand in the way of a healthy smile. Ask us about our mobile services.