Preventative Dental Care

The best step in taking care of your oral health is to prevent dental problems. Dr. Matlock & Dr. Builder utilize the latest dental technology including digital x-rays, 3D imaging, and a surgical microscope to keep your teeth and gums healthy. We educate all of our patients about how to properly care for their smiles and practice optimal oral hygiene on a daily basis.

Complete Oral Exams- Oral exams are critical to your ongoing dental health. Dr. Matlock & Dr. Builder can catch early signs of cavities and other problems before you see or feel them when they are much easier and less expensive to treat.

Professional Dental Cleaning- Dental cleaning is a preventative treatment for the removal of tartar that may develop even with proper daily oral care. Dr. Matlock & Dr. Builder recommend cleanings every six months for optimal oral health.

Treatment for Gum Disease- Dr. Matlock or Dr. Builder will detect, diagnose, and treat gum disease before it develops into a more serious problem, helping restore your gums to their healthiest possible state.

Sealants- Sealants are used to coat your most vulnerable teeth and acts as a barrier to prevent cavities.

Fluoride Treatment- Fluoride treatments will make your teeth stronger and healthier as it can rebuild tooth enamel and strengthen its resistance to tooth decay.

Night Guards- Night guards protect your teeth from grinding or clenching while you sleep. During your examination Dr. Builder will look for signs of wear and recommend a custom night guard if necessary.

TMJ Appliances- Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) can cause constant, often extreme, pain in the head, neck and face. For patients who suffer from TMJ, Dr. Builder offers a variety of treatments.

X-rays- Dr. Matlock & Dr. Builder use digital x-rays to find dental problems and perform treatments with greater accuracy. Digital x-rays reduce radiation 80-90% compared to traditional dental x-rays.