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Dental Cleanings and Exams

Preserving Your Smile: The Importance of Dental Cleanings and Exams

Your smile is a valuable asset, and maintaining its health requires consistent care. At Family Dental Group, led by Dr. Jason Knable and Dr. Kalene Colwell in Missoula, MT, we understand the significance of regular dental cleanings and exams. In this comprehensive article, we’ll delve into what dental cleanings and exams entail, the benefits they offer, and how Family Dental Group can help you achieve and maintain optimal oral health.

Dental Cleanings: Beyond the Surface

Dental cleanings, also known as prophylaxis, are a fundamental part of your oral care routine. During this procedure, a skilled dental hygienist at Family Dental Group thoroughly removes plaque, tartar, and surface stains from your teeth. The cleaning process is essential to prevent the buildup of harmful bacteria that can lead to cavities, gum disease, and other oral health issues.

Dental Exams: Unveiling Hidden Issues

Regular dental exams are the key to detecting and addressing oral health concerns in their early stages. Dr. Jason Knable and Dr. Kalene Colwell and their team at Family Dental Group perform comprehensive examinations to:

  • Check for Cavities: Early detection of cavities allows for prompt treatment and prevents further damage to the teeth.
  • Assess Gum Health: Evaluating the health of your gums helps identify signs of gum disease, a condition that can lead to tooth loss if left untreated.
  • Screen for Oral Cancer: Dental exams provide an opportunity to screen for oral cancer, enabling early diagnosis and successful treatment.
  • Evaluate Dental Work: If you have dental restorations, such as fillings or crowns, regular exams ensure they are in good condition and functioning as intended.

Benefits of Dental Cleanings and Exams

  1. Preventive Care: Regular cleanings and exams serve as proactive measures to prevent oral health issues from developing or worsening.
  2. Early Intervention: Detecting problems early allows for less invasive and more cost-effective treatments.
  3. Oral Health Education: During your appointments, our team provides personalized oral hygiene tips and recommendations tailored to your needs.
  4. Confident Smile: Maintaining oral health through cleanings and exams contributes to a brighter, healthier, and more confident smile.

Family Dental Group– Your Partner in Oral Wellness

Dr. Jason Knable and Dr. Kalene Colwell and their team at Family Dental Group are dedicated to helping you achieve and maintain optimal oral health. Our comprehensive dental cleanings and exams are designed to address your unique needs and concerns.

Invest in Your Smile’s Future Today

Don’t delay in prioritizing your oral health. Contact Family Dental Group to schedule your dental cleaning and exam with Dr. Jason Knable and Dr. Kalene Colwell. Let us be your partners in preserving your smile’s radiance and health for years to come.

Amazing Customers

I recently got a mouthful of Crowns, done by Dr. Macy. She was incredible. She contacted me regularly (even on her days off!) to check on me. I can’t say enough good things about Dr. Macy, Dr. Dusseau (our Dentist, who was on vacation) and Timmye (Assistant). My teeth look amazing. Thank you Family Dental!
Jesse Poole
Annette Dusseau went above and beyond to accommodate my medical needs by placing a temporary crown and helping with an expedited permanent crown. She was thorough and explained everything she was doing. I highly recommend this office!
Shawn Hiesterman
Excellent Dentist in Jason T Knable and Exceptional Staff. He put on 2 ???? Crowns on the same day-!-
Mark Alan Henley
Stunning, professional dental office that responded so quickly when an old filling fractured. They got me in right away and the process of getting that same-day crown was simply amazing. The dentist was fabulous, the assistants were incredible and the crown fit the first time it was put in. This is a happy place – the day I was there it was clear everyone was enjoying their work, enjoying the patients and enjoying each other. Incredibly positive and professional experience.!
N. N.
Dr Jason was super awesome. I went in for an emergency molar pain. Had it out and us on our way quickly. Love these guys everyone was helpful, professional, and nice
Rhonda Foster
I have been going to Family Dental for about 15 yrs. I have always been happy w\ the great, friendly service! I have never had a bad experience and all of the staff are wonderful and very pleasant! I will continue to use Family Dental for my dental needs.
Chad Elliott
On trip to Yellowstone I broke a tooth. Family Dental to the rescue. Thank you Dr. Knable, Kendra, and all the staff who were friendly, helpful, and totally professional. I needed a crown and it was all done in a few hours. The crown feels perfect and I can smile again. Thank you!
Gigi de Jong

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