Preventative Dentistry

You may have heard the saying “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” and this applies well to dentistry. That’s why here at Capital Dental we have a team of top notched Dentists and hygienists working together, dedicated to educate, assess and care for your overall oral health. 

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Mouthguard
Sports mouth guards are used to prevent damage on the teeth. These are custom made on a model constructed from an impression taken in your mouth. They should fit snugly and therefore will tend to stay...
Fissure sealants
The biting surfaces of back teeth are shaped like "hills and valleys' known as cusps and fissures. Toothbrush bristles are unable to get into the narrow fissures to remove plaque and bacteria which...
Oral hygiene exam
Dental Hygiene is usually done by a Dental Hygienist but for some of our practices, it is done by a dentist. They will do a thorough periodontal assessment – this involves checking the oral tissues,...
Dental equipment
On examination, we will check your teeth, and gums and will take x-rays to check the in-between of the teeth for possible decays. From there we will discuss with you your oral health and problems and...

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