Having healthy teeth for life is achievable for everyone, by having a balance between good diet, good home oral hygiene and regular professional care.
More specifically this involves two comprehensive oral examinations a year, which consist of carefully looking around your mouth, x-rays, and specialised tests as appropriate. Usually your teeth will require scaling and cleaning twice a year.
Advice is tailored to an individual’s specific needs.
Nowadays we have available saliva testing kits to ascertain a patient’s susceptibility to dental decay, and new materials such as recaldent (chewing gum) and tooth mouse, both of which re-mineralise and desensitise teeth.