Preventive dentistry in Austin is essential for protecting your oral health. With routine appointments from Dr. Morren at Austin Dental Company, you can protect yourself from cavities, gum disease, oral cancer, and so much more. Don’t be a stranger, reach out to see how we can help your smile today!Get in Touch
Teeth cleanings and oral exams are at the heart of all preventive dentistry, and it’s absolutely essential that you see the team at Austin Dental Company every six months for an appointment. During your exam, your hygienist will inspect your teeth, remove plaque and tartar, floss your teeth, and buff them to keep them shiny and bright. Then, Dr. Morren will perform an in-depth oral exam to ensure your smile is healthy and strong. Schedule your next consultation now.
Fluoride treatments use a fluoride-rich liquid that’s painted onto your teeth and then is rinsed away after a few minutes. This helps strengthen and remineralize the teeth, reducing your risk of cavities. While it’s usually recommended for kids, it can also be helpful for adults who have a high risk of tooth decay.
Dental sealants use a liquid resin to coat your rear teeth. This layer of liquid resin is activated with UV light to create a durable, impermeable barrier that stops bacteria and acid from contacting the teeth, preventing cavities for up to 10 years.
Periodontal care is concerned with fighting back against gum (periodontal) disease. The most common treatment for this is scaling & root planing or “deep cleaning.” This treatment takes two separate appointments. One half of your mouth is cleaned at a time. Dr. Morren will use special tools to remove bacteria, plaque, and tartar from between your gums and teeth, and to smooth out the roots of the tooth to mitigate the risk of future infections. In addition to antibiotics, this is often enough to resolve the issue and ensure that the progression of gum disease is reversed or halted.
Digital X-rays empower Dr. Morren to get instant insights into your oral health, and these x-rays offer better clarity, faster results, and lower overall radiation exposure compared to film-based x-rays, making them a better overall choice.
At every routine teeth cleaning and oral exam at Austin Dental Company, Dr. Morren provides patients with a comprehensive oral cancer screening. Using advanced tools and intraoral cameras, Dr. Morren will look for any signs of cancer like lesions, strange bumps, discolored patches of tissue, and more. Even if you have a low risk for oral cancer, this helps provide you with peace of mind and ensures your mouth is 100% healthy.