If you are looking for a dental practice that will provide complete dental care for all members of your family, you should visit us at Fifth Avenue Dental Associates. At our dental practice, you can receive extensive dental care, or simply have a Little Italy teeth cleaning, or a cavity filled.
When you come to our dental practice, you will be seen by one of our top-notch dentists, just one of whom is Dr. George Diacoumakos. At our dental practice, your teeth will be screened for dental cavities. Dental cavities are caused by acids which eat through your tooth enamel. These acids are the result of materials in dental plaque mixing with the saliva and carbs in your mouth. Dental plaque is constantly created in your mouth, however, it should be removed from your teeth with regular tooth brushing and flossing. The dental plaque that you cannot easily reach is removed by professional dental cleanings. At our office, patients can get fluoride treatments to strengthen their tooth enamel. Children’s teeth are also more prone to getting cavities because not only are they less effective tooth-brushes, but they also have teeth which have pits and grooves on them. These pits and grooves make it easier for plaque to stick to their teeth, and for the acids to eat through their teeth. When you have a dental cavity, you may feel pain when you eat something that is very sweet. You may also see a tiny hole in your tooth. The best thing you can do to protect your teeth from dental cavities is to brush and floss regularly, and to have a periodic little Italy teeth cleaning at our office every six months. For children, we also offer dental sealants that are actually painted onto the flat chewing surfaces of molars. These dental sealants not only act as a physical barrier between the teeth and plaque, but make it more difficult for plaque to stick to the teeth.
For a Little Italy teeth cleaning, contact us today.