Preventive Dentistry Portland, OR
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.
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.
Sealants are painted directly onto the tooth where they seal the natural grooves to help prevent tooth decay.
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.
Fluoride treatments are a great way to keep your teeth healthy for the foreseeable future.