Why Dental Cleanings Equal Preventative Dentistry
At Lakeforest Dental Associates, our team recommends dental cleanings at least twice per year. This recommendation falls in line with the American Dental Association’s best practices.
If you haven’t scheduled your first cleaning for this year in our Gaithersburg, MD dental office, we’d like to share a few reasons why you should. And these reasons fall under preventative dentistry.
Dental Cleanings Are Mini Dental Exams
At Lakeforest Dental, our dental hygienist isn’t merely cleaning your teeth but looking for potential dental issues.
Our dental hygienist can spot a cavity in the early stages, for example, or a potential infection developing. This helps prevent serious cavities, and it gives our dentist the opportunity to ...