Preventive Dentistry at Samuel S. Wong, DDS
At Samuel S. Wong, DDS, we take exceptional care of your oral health. Below are some of the preventive dental services that our practice provides.
Cleanings, Exams and X-raysProfessional cleanings performed by a hygienist or dental assistant are as important to your dental health as daily brushing and flossing. Twice yearly dental check-ups and cleanings help catch problems when they are small and easier to treat. Left unattended, small treatable problems become worse and may require more extensive, expensive procedures to repair.
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Oral Cancer ScreeningDuring your dental visit, Dr. Wong can talk to you about your health history and examine you for signs of mouth and/or throat cancer. Regular visits to Samuel S. Wong, DDS can improve the chances that any suspicious changes in your oral health will be caught early, at a time when cancer can be treated more easily.
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Periodontal HealthOne of the best ways to keep your gums from bleeding when you come in for a cleaning is to floss regularly. Whether you floss before or after brushing is less important, so long you floss!
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Snoring and Sleep ApneaSleep apnea is a condition that affects how you breathe when sleeping. During sleep, normal breathing can be interrupted for 10 seconds or more hundreds of times during a single night.
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Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)Bruxism (teeth grinding) can cause moderate to severe long-term damage to teeth. Constant grinding wears down the surface of the tooth, exposing the soft dentin beneath the enamel.
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