Preventive Dentistry Worcester

Where Better Oral Health Begins

A person’s smile is our focus. What happens inside the mouth can have a major impact on the rest of the body, which is why our team at Worcester Dental Arts delivers top-tier, preventive dentistry services to patients of all ages. Identifying early signs of tooth decay, gum disease, oral cancer, and even bite misalignment can minimize the need for more complex dental care in the future while also, keeping smiles on the right path toward better oral health. If it has been a while since your last dental visit, call our office to schedule an appointment.

Why Choose Worcester Dental Arts for Preventive Dentistry?

  • Dentists with Decades of Collective Experience
  • We Treat Patients of All Ages
  • Customized Treatment Plans to Meet Patients’ Needs

Dental Checkups & Teeth Cleanings

Woman smiling at her dentist during preventive dentistry checkup

One of the most pivotal aspects of good oral healthcare is regular dental checkups and teeth cleanings. At-home dental hygiene is important, but professional services allow for more thorough examinations to ensure teeth, gums, and bites are working properly and feeling healthy. Our team will take the necessary scans and photos before administering a complete checkup and clearing away any accumulated plaque and tartar, leaving you with a healthier, more beautiful smile.

Gum Disease Treatment

Close up of person pointing to red spot in their gums

Bacteria that attack soft oral tissues can leave gums inflamed, tender, and bleeding. This is why we offer gum disease treatment in the forms of scaling and root planing and antibiotic therapy. These make it easy to remove accumulated bacteria that cause pockets to form and infections to develop. By implementing these strategies, we can target the problem areas and improve the state of your gum health, ensuring a reduced chance of reinfection or damage in the long run.

TMJ Treatment

Man holding his temples in pain

Chronic jaw pain can be a debilitating problem if left untreated. This is why Dr. Savas and Dr. Donohue believe in the power of TMJ treatment. After capturing the necessary scans to diagnose the problem, we will recommend an occlusal adjustment and/or an occlusal splint to help shift the jaw into the correct position, taking the pressure of the TMJs and improving your ability to eat and speak as well as your quality of life.

Oral Cancer Screening

Close up of dental mirror inside of mouth

Checking for oral cancer may not be something you expect when visiting the dentist’s office, but the reality is that this can be your first line of defense against the disease. Because of the high number of diagnoses delivered each year, a simple oral cancer screening during a regular checkup can actually save your life. With early detection, our team can pinpoint any abnormalities or lesions that may signal a problem, allowing us to get you the help you need and increase your chance of survival.

Fluoride Treatment

Dental patient having fluoride applied to their teeth

Most patients receive the appropriate amount of fluoride because they consume tap water, certain fruits and vegetables, and use fluoridated toothpaste. However, if you or a loved one remains at a high risk of cavities, additional treatment can be provided during regular checkups. With a quick and easy application to your teeth, we can safeguard your pearly whites in between appointments by strengthening your tooth enamel and combatting tooth decay, helping you to enjoy a cavity-free smile year-round.

Nightguards for Bruxism

Man sleeping while wearing nightguard over his teeth

Do you grind your teeth at night? Do struggle with headaches? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you may require a customized mouthguard to combat bruxism. Many patients suffer from this type of problem but can achieve relief from discomfort and daily wear and tear with a custom-made mouthguard. When worn at night, the material creates a barrier between upper and lower teeth, taking the pressure off and allowing for a more restful night’s sleep.