You may not have visited the dentist since before the pandemic. You may have avoided the dentist for years or even decades. No matter how long it has been since you last checkup, now is the time to schedule your return appointment.
For the sake of your smile and your oral health, you deserve to get the benefits of general dentistry. In Lyons, IN, you can find the services that you need at Powers Family & Implant Dentistry.
We want your transition back into the dental chair to be as easy as it can be. We welcome you to call 812-645-0620 to make an appointment. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to share them. Let us help you get back into a good dental care routine.
Avoid Dental Emergencies
The last thing you want is to call us because you are in the midst of a dental emergency. We can help — and we certainly will — but we would much rather help you prevent those kinds of emergency situations from arising.
By having a consistent dental care routine, you are less likely to experience the kinds of problems that would require emergency services. According to the ADA, you should be brushing and flossing daily. This established a good foundation for oral health, but you also need professional cleanings from time to time.
By coming in for a checkup, you can get rid of plaque and tartar buildup. This can go a long way toward preventing tooth decay and gum infections. That, in turn, reduces your risk of cavities, tooth infections, periodontal disease, and tooth loss.
At the same time, most people do develop cavities. Most people will have gum disease at one time or another. As part of your checkup, our dental professionals will be monitoring for any signs of problems. By catching them in the early stage, you can get treatments that are easier, less invasive, and more effective.
Being proactive about your oral health is the best thing you can do to maintain your smile for years and even decades to come.
Build a Relationship
Every patient is different. That’s one of the reasons we want to do more than just take care of your teeth. We want to get to know you, your smile goals, and any concerns you may have about dentistry.
Dental anxiety prevents many people from coming in as often as they should. If this is an issue for you, then you should discover how our compassionate team can make dental visits less stressful. Talking to us about the causes of your anxiety can help us find ways to manage those concerns.
Many patients appreciate the comfort amenities that we provide. Getting cozy or watching TV as a distraction can take your mind off your cleaning or other procedure.
If pain is a worry, then you should ask about our sedation options. We are among the few practices that can provide three levels of sedation:
- Laughing gas – This works quickly to block pain and help you relax.
- Oral sedation – Taking a dose of medication prior to your appointment can keep you from feeling anything.
- IV sedation – For more complex procedures, this level of sedation allows you to receive care that is painless and worry-free.
Get Back on Track
This summer, you want to enjoy your time together with family and friends. You want to enjoy the vacation that you may have postponed last year. You want to relish the events and activities that you put on hold.