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Dental Cavity & Teeth Decay Prevention

Finding Excellent Preventive Dentistry in Martinez, CA

Is your smile not shining as brightly as it used to? Call Artesa Dental of Martinez at 925-370-9900 today for your biannual teeth cleaning!

Everyone knows that brushing twice a day is essential to maintaining oral health. However, without the help of professional dental care, daily brushing and flossing are not sufficient to prevent tooth decay. 

To keep up a healthy smile, a dentist needs to check your teeth every six months. Depending on your oral health, sometimes it is necessary to visit the dentist more often, such as every three or four months.  

At Artesa Dental of Martinez, we want to keep your smile bright and healthy for years to come. Our mission is to provide our patients with remarkable preventive dentistry in Martinez, CA. We give the care you need to maintain proper oral hygiene without the hassle.  

Our team members are experts in providing preventive dental care through a variety of treatments, including: 

  •     Dental exams
  •     Digital X-rays
  •     Fluoride treatment
  •     Dental sealants
  •     Dental 3D scanning

Dental Exams

Our dentists suggest dental exams for: 

  •     New patients
  •     Periodic check-ups
  •     Emergencies

For our new patients, we do a comprehensive visual and X-ray exam to diagnose any problems with oral health. Afterward, the dentist will discuss possible treatment options and send you on your way!

Periodic exams allow our dentists to monitor dental complications and stop problems before they even begin, such as stopping cavities from forming. We also normally perform X-rays once a year to check your oral health. 

Finally, emergency exams are available based on necessity. If you severely damage a tooth or have sudden and severe pain, the dentist will take X-rays and perform a short exam to identify the problem. If possible, we treat your tooth the same day. 

Digital X-rays

We provide high-resolution digital X-rays for several occasions, such as regular examinations of the mouth and emergency dental care. Digital X-rays are important to monitor oral health and catch problems before they become too serious. 

As cavities are known to form between teeth, digital X-rays are important to pinpoint weakened areas before they become too decayed. Our dentists use advanced imaging to identify cavities, oral disease, and more in the hopes of avoiding invasive treatments.

Fluoride Treatment

Because we often consume corrosive foods or drinks, the teeth need an extra layer of protection to prevent tooth decay. The American Dental Association suggests fluoride as a safe and easy method to reinforce the teeth and optimize oral health. We offer fluoride during every cleaning.

Fluoride treatment is a simple dental procedure that we perform to strengthen enamel. We apply the fluoride mineral deposit to your teeth to help prevent cavities and decay. 

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are part of regular preventive dentistry in Martinez, CA. We use dental sealants to protect the outer layer of the teeth. Our dentists use a sealant when tooth decay is more progressed and in danger of becoming a cavity. 

We place resin sealants over the grooves in the molars. These help you break down food as you chew. Food often gets stuck in these grooves and causes bacteria to grow, releasing an acid-like substance that causes the tooth to decay and can lead to cavities. 

Dental sealants are a non-invasive procedure and do not require drilling. They are a great preventive measure to safeguard dental health and prevent cavities from forming. 

Dental 3D Scanning

Our dental 3D scanner is state-of-the-art technology that we use to perform advanced X-rays. The X-ray machine is on an arm that rotates around your head to take multiple images of your teeth and gums. A computer will then fit the images together to create a 3D picture of your mouth. 

We use the dental 3D scanner to ensure that we get the best possible imaging of your mouth. This helps our Artesa dentists fully diagnose all problems in your mouth and create a preventive dental care plan personalized to your needs. 

Start Your Preventive Dental Care Today

If you are looking for high-quality preventive dental services, look no further than Artesa Dental of Martinez. We accept insurance plans from multiple providers and offer top-of-the-line dental care at an affordable price. We want to make sure that you leave our office looking your best. 

For superior preventive dentistry in Martinez, CA, look no further than Artesa Dental of Martinez. We are a woman-owned dental clinic that takes pride in providing unparalleled dental services to our Martinez neighbors and beyond. Call us at 925-370-9900 to schedule your preventive dentistry appointment today.