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Preventive Dentistry

For both children and adults, preventive dental care is the key to keeping a smile healthy for a lifetime. Regular dental cleanings and check-ups combined with effective home care, is the best strategy for prevention of tooth decay, gum disease, and early detection of oral cancer and other dental conditions.

Preventive Dental Care for the Entire Family

Family Dental Care

Our family dentistry services cater to each patients’ needs to ensure optimal oral health at every stage of life. A thorough evaluation of your current dental condition provides us with important information to create a plan to keep your smile healthy.

  • Routine cleanings, examinations and x-rays for early detection of oral health conditions.
  • Fluoride treatments and dental sealants to help prevent tooth decay.
  • Periodontal treatment of gum disease.
  • Oral cancer screenings.

Your examination will include a complete evaluation of your teeth, gums, jaw joint, and soft tissue for problems such as periodontal (gum) disease, oral cancer, or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder.

Following your dental examination, Dr. Whitaker will review his findings and recommendations with you to address your current and long term needs. If additional treatment is needed, we will work with you to arrive at a plan that fits your schedule and your budget.

Your Tuscaloosa Family Dentist

Dr. Whitaker maintains an ongoing calendar of professional, advanced continuing education so he can provide you and your family with the latest information and recommendations to care for your smile. Contact us to schedule your next preventive care visit or to learn more about our services.