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Preventative Care

Taking exceptional care of your teeth and gums involves more than simply brushing and flossing your teeth. At Solomon Family Dentistry in Summerville and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, highly trained dentists offer an array of preventive care solutions. These treatments significantly reduce your risk of developing tooth decay, tooth damage, and gum disease. Call the nearest office to learn more or book an appointment online today.


What is preventive oral health care?

Preventive oral health care at Solomon Family Dentistry includes dental solutions that reduce your or your child’s risk of developing oral health issues. Experienced dentists offer a variety of treatments that keep your teeth and smile as healthy as possible, which can save you time and money in the long run.

What are the benefits of preventive care?

Some of the many benefits you can expect when choosing preventive care at Solomon Family Dentistry include:

  • Fewer cavities
  • Low risk of gum disease
  • Less tooth damage
  • Highly effective care
  • No pain
  • No downtime
  • Healthier teeth and smile

Preventive care uses the latest advances in dental technologies and procedures to optimize your oral health. 

What are the different types of preventive care services?

Some of the many preventive dental care services available at Solomon Family Dentistry include:

Dental cleanings

Scheduling routine professional dental cleanings at least every six months is one of the best ways to reduce your risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Dental providers remove plaque and tartar in difficult-to-reach areas that you might not be able to accomplish with at-home cleanings.

Fluoride treatments

Specialists offer in-office fluoride treatments that reduce your risk of developing cavities. They apply fluoride to the surface of your teeth to offer added protection that’s more significant than fluoride toothpaste alone.

Sealants

Dental sealants are a specialized dental material that your child’s dentist applies to the grooves of their back molars to reduce the ability of plaque and bacteria to collect in the grooves. That, in turn, lowers the risk of tooth decay.

Mouth rinses

Your dentist may prescribe a mouth rinse that reduces mouth bacteria and your risk of gum disease. If you already have mild to moderate gum disease, medicated mouth rinses help treat the disease.

Mouthguards

Mouthguards protect your or your child’s teeth from damage that can occur while playing sports or grinding teeth at night while sleeping. Solomon Family Dentistry offers custom-fitted mouthguards that are comfortable and highly effective. 

What should I expect during my dental visit?

During dental visits, your provider takes dental X-rays if needed, professionally cleans your teeth, offers preventive care services, and examines your teeth and gums. Your dentist can treat cavities, gum disease, and minor tooth damage before such oral health problems turn into something more serious. 

To schedule a six-month preventive care visit at Solomon Family Dentistry, call the nearest office or use the online booking tool today.

Services we provide


At Solomon Family Dentistry we provide simple and surgical extractions, root canals, tooth splints, repairs of existing crowns or bridges, adjustments or repairs to complete dentures or partials, and more. We have the latest technology from digital x rays, to a digital panorex, to a 3D CT cone beam. Our goal is for your problem to be resolved same day. We do, however, hold ourselves to the highest standards so if we cannot handle the complete treatment of your root canal or extraction, we do have specialists that we may refer you to.
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