At Brookwood Dental Associates, we believe everyone deserves access to quality dental care. While our office is in Lansdale, PA, we’re accepting new patients looking for a dentist in Hatfield, PA, and the surrounding areas. Our unique approach to dental care focuses on every one of our patients’ specific needs.
The Importance of Regular Dental Care
Preventative dentistry is the base of both your oral health and our dental practice. Regular dental visits allow us to see how your oral health is progressing and changing between appointments. We can recommend ways to change your oral healthcare routine, diet, and lifestyle to ensure the best for your oral health.
At each bi-annual dental visit, you get a full-mouth cleaning from a hygienist. Even if you diligently brush and floss at home, there are still areas that are hard to reach. Specialized dental tools allow us to remove tartar and plaque buildup from these difficult areas. Without this, the buildup continues to build and can cause problems like tooth decay or gum disease.
A thorough exam is done as well. With a trained eye, we look for potential problems in your mouth. A patient may not catch things like gum disease and oral cancer in the early stages because the signs are subtle. But the dentist knows what they’re looking for. They can catch issues so that your treatment can be less invasive and expensive in the long run.
Sedation Dentistry for Your Comfort
We offer sedation dentistry at our office to relax patients to get the care they need. Nitrous oxide, better known as laughing gas, is breathed through a cannula on the nose throughout the procedure. It both takes effect and dissipates quickly, allowing you to drive to and from your appointment. It’s also safe to be used for children.
Sedation is most known as something for patients that have dental anxiety. Some patients have enough anxiety that they can’t even walk into an office. Sedation allows patients to relax and get the quality care they need. Many anxious patients haven’t had regular dental care and may need more extensive care. Sedation is ideal for these procedures as well.
But anxious patients aren’t the only ones that can benefit. Patients with movement disorders can make involuntary movements that can be dangerous when the dentist works. This is the same with children who can’t sit still. Sedation relaxes the muscles and stops them from moving when the dentist performs procedures.
Straighten Teeth With Invisalign
Invisalign is one of the most popular choices to straighten crooked teeth. Unlike traditional braces, it uses sets of clear plastic aligners instead of metal brackets and wires. It’s subtle, and many people don’t notice it’s there. Invisalign is also faster and less expensive than treatment with traditional braces.
You can keep the same diet when you have Invisalign, too. You take out the aligners to eat, so you don’t have to worry about wires breaking or things getting stuck in there. Aligners are worn for around 22 hours daily, but you can also take them out to perform your oral healthcare routine.
Schedule an Appointment With Your Hatfield, PA-Area Dentist
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