Family Dentistry of Belleville provides our patients with outstanding general dentistry services. We are here for your professional cleanings, x-rays and cavity fillings. We can supply your family with mouth guards and night guards or protect your children’s teeth with dental sealants. Our dental team broadens your level of care by providing oral cancer screenings and by reducing cancer and health risk with smoking cessation programs. Our goal is to protect your teeth and your overall oral health.
- Professional Cleanings
- Comprehensive Exams
- Under Armour Mouth Guards & Night Guards
- Smoking Cessation
- Oral Cancer Screenings
Our dentist will recommend how often to have routine professional cleanings and checkups. Many patients should see us for a professional cleaning once or twice a year. During your appointment, our dental hygienist will begin your professional cleaning by removing plaque and tartar deposits from your teeth using various dental picks. We will examine your teeth and gums for signs of tooth decay, gum disease, and other health problems.
Family Dentistry of Belleville likes to keep current x-rays of your teeth to better monitor the condition of your teeth and bones in an attempt to stave off uncomfortable cosmetic or General dental procedures such as crowns, bridges or root canals. Our comprehensive exams utilize modern dental digital x-rays are comfortable and require wearing a protective apron while biting down on variously placed plastic film cards, all from the comfort of the examination chair.
Dental sealants are usually placed on the chewing (occlusal) surface of the permanent back molars and premolars, to help protect them from tooth decay. A dental sealant is a clear or white, liquid-plastic material. The sealant bonds into the depressions and grooves (pits and fissures) of teeth and protects them from tooth decay and cavities.
Under Armour Mouth Guards & Night Guards
Mouth guards not only protect your teeth from harm but they also protect your lips, tongue and cheeks. Under Armour cites an additional advantage of wearing their mouth guards is that it will reduce jaw clenching which is common during intense competition. Clenching releases cortisol which can diminish concentration and endurance
Night Guards protect your teeth as they provide an even and smooth surface for the opposing teeth to rest against reducing movement and eliminating tooth on tooth grinding. Night guards are constructed of acrylic and are created from a dental impression during a visit with our dentist. Read more about mouth guards and night guards here.
Congratulations! If you are looking for smoking cessation programs you may be taking the first steps towards overcoming your nicotine addiction. At Family Dentistry of Belleville, we are here to assist you on your path to smoking cessation and will support you every step of the way. We can discuss goals and educate you on smoking cessation methods and present the treatment options available to you to help you quit and reach your goals.” Read more about smoking cessation here.
Oral Cancer Screenings
Oral Cancer is defined as the uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and cause damage to surrounding tissue. Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that does not go away. Oral cancer includes cancers of the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, hard and soft palate, sinuses, and throat. One of the many benefits of annual to semi-annual dental care is the oral cancer screening performed by your qualified and caring Belleville Dentist. Early detection of periodontal disease can save your smile; early detection through oral cancer screening can save your life.
For any other questions regarding our general dentistry services in Belleville, Michigan, please contact us or call us at (734) 699-1808.