Preventive Dentistry

Preventing Oral Health Issues

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Preventive Dentistry Cabramatta

Maintaining the health of your mouth helps you avoid periodontal (gum) disease, tooth decay, plaque buildup, and tooth loss.

You may brush your teeth at least twice daily and visit the dentist for regular check-ups and deep cleanings. Specific procedures are followed to ensure that teeth are white, healthy, and clean.

You can keep your teeth and require fewer dental procedures if you receive preventive dental care.

Common Preventive Dentistry Services

Services provided by preventive dentistry include:

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Dental check-ups

Dental check-ups usually are done twice a year. Because most dental disorders do not produce discomfort at first, you may be aware of oral issues once they cause more severe harm if you do not see your dentist regularly.

Scale and clean

Every twice a year, it’s advised to get your teeth cleaned to eliminate plaque buildup, check for symptoms of dental decay, and remove stains that can’t be removed by brushing and flossing.

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Dental X-rays

Using X-rays, your Cabramatta dentist can search for signs of issues, including cavities between teeth and problems below the gum line that are not obvious during exams.


Wearing a mouthguard during sports and other leisure activities can help protect teeth from harm and is especially recommended by your Cabramatta dentist.

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Your Role in Prevention

Preventive action begins with you!

Early adoption of good dental practices can reduce the incidence of gingivitis, periodontal disease, and tooth decay.

Here are our recommendations for maintaining good dental health:

  • Use fluoride-containing toothpaste and a soft-bristled toothbrush to clean your teeth at least twice daily.
  • To get food out from between your teeth, floss once every day.
  • After flossing, rinse your mouth thoroughly with a fluoride mouthwash to remove any food particles.
  • Reduce your consumption of acidic foods and beverages.
  • Avoid smoking since it might cause cancer and other tooth issues.
  • Use a mouthguard and other safety equipment when practising contact sports or engaging in leisure activities.
  • Ask your dentist about a nighttime mouthguard if you grind your teeth at night to help prevent gum recession.
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Preventive Dentistry Cabramatta

Prevention is always better than cure.

You can maintain oral health and avoid tooth problems by utilising our preventative dentistry treatments at Cabramatta Dental Care.

At Cabramatta Dental Care, we take a gentle and meticulous approach to looking after our patients.

Visit your Cabramatta dentist today!

Call us at (02) 9755 5300 or make an appointment online.

We are located at 47 Arthur St in Cabramatta.


What is preventive dentistry?

Brushing, flossing, maintaining a healthy diet, and seeing the dentist frequently are all part of preventive dental care, which aims to keep tooth illness at bay.

How often should I get dental check-ups?

We advise most individuals to see us for a check-up every six months to ensure their teeth and gums are still in good condition. This often happens during your hygiene check-up, but if you’d rather, you can schedule a separate appointment.

How often should one brush and floss their teeth?

We advise brushing and flossing at least twice a day, preferably after breakfast in the morning and immediately before retiring in the evening.

How can I prevent gum disease?

Brushing two times a day and flossing once daily are the most significant ways to keep any oral problems at bay. To safeguard your teeth and gums, identify and treat any early signs of gum disease, and have a check-up and scale and clean, visit your Cabramatta dentist regularly.