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General Dentistry

General Dentistry

General dentistry prevents, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial areas. Most of general dentistry aims at maintaining your oral health at a level that prevents dental issues from occurring. However, general dental services can also be aimed at restorative measures that repair teeth after damage or decay.  At Advanced Dental Care of Englewood, we recommend visiting our office twice a year for a general dental check up so that we can help you maintain your oral health and correct issues before they have a chance to escalate.

 

General Dentistry

Did you know…

During your dental checkup, Dr. Miksa will be looking for any early signs of oral cancer. Every year, more and more people are being diagnosed with oral cancer, and early detection is the key to having the most successful treatment outcomes. Oral cancer can occur in the mouth, lips, or throat, which is why Dr. Miksa will evaluate these areas during your dental checkups.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 

What general dentistry services does Advanced Dental Care of Englewood offer?

General dentistry services can be broken up into two main categories: preventative and restorative. Advanced Dental Care of Englewood, NJ offers clients the following general dentistry services:

Preventative:

 

Restorative:

 

Am I a candidate for general dentistry services?

Everyone is a candidate for general dentistry services and should visit Advanced Dental Care of Englewood at least once every six months for a dental checkup and cleaning. Since general dental care focuses on the prevention of dental issues, it is very important to be consistent with your dental appointments. Don’t put it off any longer, schedule your general dental consultation today!

 

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What should I expect from general dentistry services?

General dental services are aimed at evaluating your teeth to prevent dental issues from occurring. Your general dental appointment will begin with Dr. Miksa examining your teeth, gums, and overall bite. She may also take x-rays as a preventative measure. After your examination, she will discuss her findings and answer any questions you may have. Your appointment will conclude with a teeth cleaning.

 

If Dr. Miksa found any signs of decay or damage during your examination, she may make recommendations for restorative treatments. Depending on the nature of these treatments, they may be carried out during your appointment or rescheduled for another time. At Advanced Dental Care of Englewood, we take special care to ensure that all our restorative treatments are as comfortable as possible with the use of laser dentistry and anesthetics.

 

Do I need to follow any special instructions after receiving general dental services?

After receiving general dental care, you will need to schedule your next appointment. In between appointments, it is important that you maintain your dental routine of brushing twice daily and flossing once a day. If you notice any changes in your oral health between appointments, you will need to call our office and schedule an appointment immediately to prevent any possible dental issues from getting worse.

 

 

 

Time for your dental checkup? Schedule your appointment with Advanced Dental Care of Englewood today!