At Crestwood Dental Group in St. Louis, MO, keeping your smile healthy through regular preventive care is at the heart of our practice. Making some time to visit our office twice per year for routine cleanings and exams is the best way to stay out of the dental chair for complex restorative treatments. We provide a variety of preventive dental services to maintain healthy smiles for your whole family.
Taking care of your teeth and gums at home with daily brushing and flossing is one of the most important things you can do for your oral health, but it is easy to miss some spots or get to hard-to-reach areas in your mouth. That’s where professional dental cleanings come in. During a professional dental cleaning, we remove any bacteria, plaque, and tartar that have developed, which is vital to preventing decay and disease.
By taking a detailed look at your teeth and gums at your routine dental visits, we can detect any potential issues when they are in their early stages. Your check-up may include one or more of the following, depending on your oral health needs:
Deep cleaning teeth and gums is sometimes necessary if gum disease has developed. During a deep cleaning, our highly trained hygienists use a laser to gently sterilize pockets that have formed in your gums and eliminate the bacteria contributing to the disease. This helps “reset” your teeth and gums to a healthier state before further treatment or home maintenance.
We love our visits to Crestwood Dental! Our 6 and 4 year old love getting their cleaning done. Everyone is absolutely amazing!
Everyone at the office is so nice, especially Ricki! Dr. Maxwell is so kind and caring. I definitely recommend Crestwood Dental!