Preventive Dentistry


Preventive Dentistry is the area of dentistry concerned with preventing dental problems before they become costly, painful, or both. A large part of preventive dentistry is patient education. This includes learning the proper at-home dental care, nutrition, etc. Another aspect of preventive dentistry is oral hygiene through regular dental cleanings, fluoride treatments, mouthguards & more.

Cleaning & Polishing

Regular cleaning & polishing are an important part of your dental, and overall health. By coming in for routine care you can prevent dental problems before they become costly, painful, or both. Gum disease, which may be caused by poor dental hygiene, has also been linked to diabetes & heart disease.

Periodontics

Periodontal (gum) disease can lead to more than just an unsightly smile—it can cause loss of teeth & eventually, if left untreated, other more serious health problems. Called gingivitis in its early stages, periodontal disease is caused by excessive toxic bacteria (found in plaque) that attack your mouth’s soft tissues. Early warning signs of this disease include red, swollen, or bleeding gums. If caught early, we can help you reverse the damage. If detected late, we can use one of the many effective restorative dentistry procedures to restore your mouth to its healthy, beautiful state. Let Damon R. Johnson DDS Dental Excellence help you keep your teeth & gums strong & disease-free with regular examinations & cleanings.

State-of-the-Art Equipment At Your Service

We use only the most advanced, leading-edge technology in our practice. It’s part of our goal to provide you with the most comfortable, successful dental care possible. We embrace the latest advancements in dentistry with your improved dental health in mind.

Custom Nightguards

Bruxism, the act of clenching or grinding your teeth, can not only disturb vital rest, it can also cause a lot of damage. With a customized nightguard, you can avoid: Jaw pain  •  Headache or earache  •  Tooth damage  •  Joint trauma