Preventive Dentistry in Shoreline, WA

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Consistent and routine dental care is essential for protecting the healthy smile you already have. In many cases, it’s always best to prevent dental issues before they happen. This is why Dr. Jones and our team offer preventive dentistry treatments to protect and maintain your smile. From routine cleanings and exams to molding athletic mouthguards, Dr. Jones and our team look forward to helping you feel comfortable every visit. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!

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Routine Cleanings & Exams

Routine cleanings and exams performed by our hygienist are as important to your dental health as daily brushing and flossing. During a routine cleaning and exam, our team will thoroughly examine the teeth and gums to determine if tooth decay or other dental issues are present. We’ll also perform a comprehensive cleaning and answer any questions you may have regarding your oral health. By attending routine cleanings and exams twice a year, our team can help you protect your smile!

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Dental Sealants

Easy and quick to apply, dental sealants are a tooth-colored coating painted onto the surface of your teeth. Once painted and sealed, dental sealants protect the depressions and grooves of your teeth from food particles and plaque. Both children and adults can benefit from dental sealants!

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Fluoride Treatments

Fluoride is a natural mineral often added to drinking water and found in foods we eat. Fluoride is proven to fight cavity-causing bacteria, reducing the risk of cavities. With fluoride treatments, you can strengthen your teeth and offer them protection between routine cleanings and exams!

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Oral Cancer Screenings

Early diagnosis is crucial when treating oral cancer. During an oral cancer screening, our team will check your teeth, gums, and other areas of the mouth to look for signs of abnormal cell growth or irregularities that need to be addressed.

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Athletic Mouthguards

Athletic mouthguards protect teeth, jaws, and soft tissues during professional or recreational sports. Designed to absorb impact and reduce the risk of dental injuries, custom athletic mouthguards offer comfort and protection to ensure oral health remains optimal.

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Nightguards for Bruxism

Stress, anxiety, and other lifestyle or oral factors can increase your risk of developing bruxism. Bruxism is categorized by regularly and consistently grinding or clenching your teeth, especially while you sleep. If you suffer from bruxism, one of our custom nightguards for bruxism can provide a cushion for your smile, reducing the risk of damage to your teeth.

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Sleep Apnea Treatment

Snoring and excessive daytime sleepiness are the two most common signs of sleep apnea. Through oral appliance therapy, which involves the customized selection, fitting, and adjustment of oral devices worn during sleep to reposition the jaw and tongue to open the airway, it’s possible to manage sleep apnea to enjoy better sleep.

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