PreventiveRegular examinations at Rho Family Dentistry are essential to promoting good oral and dental health by detecting problems before they get worse, or preventing them altogether. Below are some of the preventive services that our practice offers.
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Cleanings & Exams
Regular examinations, by Jeffrey J. Rho, DDS help detect and prevent health issues before they become serious. Consistent dental check-ups help catch problems when they are small and easier to treat.
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Oral Cancer Screening
During your dental visit, your dentist can talk to you about your health history and examine the areas of you mouth for signs of mouth and/or throat cancer.
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Periodontal disease/gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. The treatment methods that our dentists diagnose will depend upon the type of disease and how far the condition has progressed.
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Snoring and Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea is characterized by the repeated cessation of breathing during sleep. There are three main types of sleep apnea: obstructive, central, and complex. Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common form caused by the relaxation of the muscles in the throat. We offer oral appliances to alleviate the symptoms of sleep apnea. An oral appliance can provide you with safer and more restful sleep!
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Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)
Bruxism (teeth grinding) can cause moderate to severe long-term damage to teeth. Constant grinding wears down the surface of the tooth, exposing the soft dentin beneath the enamel. This is why it's important to protect your teeth while you sleep by wearing a bite guard.
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