Our Holland dentist at Macatawa Smiles provides a range of preventative dentistry services so you can maintain a beautiful, healthy smile. Click on any of the photos below to learn about the specific services we offer to protect our patients’ oral health. To schedule a dental exam or teeth cleaning, give us a call at (616) 396-7524, or contact us online.
The best way to prevent cavities and gum disease is to see your dentist every six months for a teeth cleaning. During your appointment, the dental hygienist will be able to remove plaque and tartar from your teeth and gums. If our dental hygienist spots any oral health issues, they may pause the dental cleaning until they can get the dentist’s opinion on how to proceed. Click here to learn more about our teeth cleaning services.
Gum Disease Treatments
Whether you have gingivitis or periodontal disease, our dentist is dedicated to helping you maintain good oral health. Gingivitis is reversible by having your teeth professionally cleaned every six months and adopting a healthy oral hygiene routine. If gingivitis develops into periodontal disease, our dentist will recommend scaling and root planing to prevent the disease from progressing further. Click here to learn more about our gum disease treatment.
Like the name suggests, dental sealants seal the chewing surface of molars (back teeth) to prevent tooth decay. If you have deep pits and grooves in your molars, dental plaque is more likely to accumulate in areas that are hard to reach with a toothbrush. Dental sealants are often recommend for children, but can also be used on adults. Click here to learn more about our dental sealant treatments.
Oral Cancer Screenings
According to the , approximately 37,000 people are diagnosed with mouth cancer each year. Approximately 8,000 of these diagnoses result in death. Thankfully, our dentist is able to do oral cancer screenings to catch mouth cancer in its early stages so you have the best chance of survival. Click here to learn more about our oral cancer screens.
We recommend you schedule an oral examination every six months with your dentist. During your oral exam, your dentist will be able to check for signs of gum disease, cavities, oral cancer, and other oral health issues. A dental exam is the best way to protect your oral health because it gives your dentist the chance to catch small issues before they grow into larger problems. Click here to learn more about our oral exam services.