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To keep your smile healthy, experts recommend a checkup and professional dental cleaning every six months. These prevention-based visits help you intercept common dental problems while they’re similar and less invasive to correct. Plus, they help your smile look and feel its best!
The Importance of Routine Preventative Care
The health of your smile directly impacts your overall wellness. By scheduling routine exams and cleanings, we can help you boost your immune system, lower your risk of medical complications, and address dental issues before they cost you your smile. Most dental problems, by nature, are completely preventable.
Professional Dental Cleanings
Enjoy a thorough, gentle cleaning with our Registered Dental Hygienist. In addition to removing buildup and stain, we’ll also screen for gum disease, bone loss, and discuss modified oral hygiene techniques to boost your smile’s health.
Your Dental Exam
During your exam, our Rohnert Park dentist will walk through any areas of concern, discussing your needs and risks as we co-plan treatments (when necessary.) From the health of your teeth and gums to the integrity of your existing dental work and TMJ function, not a detail of your smile is left out!
3D Digital X-rays
Our high-resolution digital X-rays allow us to screen for conditions well before they’re visible inside of your mouth. With additional 3D technology, we gain a vantage point of being able to assess your teeth and bone anatomy from every angle, as opposed to using traditional two-dimensional images.
The earliest stage of tooth decay—enamel demineralization—can be reversed with professional fluoride treatments. Fluoride also helps promote healthy tooth development, combats sensitivity, and improves resistance to cavity-causing bacteria.
Oral Cancer Screenings
No one is immune from this deadly disease. While certain lifestyle factors can raise your chances of developing oral cancer (smoking, alcohol, etc.) there are other risk factors such as sun exposure or HPV that can cause precancerous tissues to develop. We provide life-saving oral cancer screenings during each exam to allow for an early diagnosis and treatment.
Sedation Options for Improved Comfort
Although a lot of people look forward to their dental cleanings, not everyone feels the same way. If you have sensitive teeth or suffer from dental anxiety, even a preventative care appointment may be challenging. That’s why we offer comfortable in-house sedation options. Mild analgesia—such as laughing gas—can put your mind at ease while we take care of the rest!
Book Your Appointment
Ready to book but you don't have dental insurance? No problem! We have a New Patient Smile Program that includes all exams and 3D X-rays required as well as two general hygiene cleanings per year for just $299!
Contact Sonoma Smiles for gentle, proactive preventative care in Rohnert Park.
(All photos of actual patients)