Preventive Dentistry Portland OR
Cleanings & Exams
Professional cleanings performed by a licensed dentist or hygienist are just as important to your dental health as daily brushing and flossing. Regular examinations by Dr. Hunter help detect and prevent health issues before they become serious.
Learn more about cleaning and routine checkups.
Bacteria in plaque irritate the gums, making them red, swollen, tender, and more likely to bleed. This condition is called gingivitis. Gingivitis can be reversed if you remove plaque before it builds up.
Learn more about gum disease.
Sealants are painted directly onto the tooth where they seal the natural grooves to help prevent tooth decay.
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Oral Cancer Screening
The goal of an oral cancer screening is to detect mouth, lip, and palate cancer. We will also look for precancerous lesions that may lead to the early stages of cancer.
Learn more about oral cancer screening.
Fluoride treatments are a great way to keep your teeth healthy for the foreseeable future.
Learn more about fluoride treatments.
With an appropriate diagnosis, we can provide you with the most effective TMJ treatment possible, which can greatly help to alleviate the pain associated with TMJ disorder and restore your quality of life.
Learn more about TMJ Treatment.