Prevention Tools in Dentistry

Disease prevention in dentistry relies heavily routine exams, treatment and population education.

Preventative Dentistry

Preventive dentistry is the practice of caring for one’s teeth in order to keep them healthy. Dental cleanings, flossing, brushing and mouthwash can be considered preventative habits contributing to disease prevention. Reading and educational videos on how to care for one’s teeth can also be highly beneficial. 

Disease prevention techniques?

  1. Routine oral exams
  2. Flouride treatments
  3. Sealants
  4. XRays
  5. Educational instruction (ex: chairsyde.com)

Prevention Tools in Dentistry Reference Links: 

https://www.healthline.com/health/preventative-dentistry
https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/dentistry.html
https://www.ada.org/en/member-center/oral-health-topics/infection-control-and-sterilization
https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/infectioncontrol/index.html

 

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