Preventative Dentistry

Grand Rapids Preventative Dentists

Family Dentists Grand Rapids, MIOur Grand Rapids dentists at GR Family Dental provide a range of preventative dentistry services so you can maintain a beautiful, healthy smile.

Click on any of the links below to learn about the specific services we offer to protect our patients’ oral health.

To schedule a dental exam or teeth cleaning, give us a call at (616) 455-3020, or contact us online.

Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants Dentist Grand RapidsLike the name suggests, dental sealants seal the chewing surface of molars (back teeth) to prevent tooth decay.

If you have deep pits and grooves in your molars, dental plaque is more likely to accumulate in areas that are hard to reach with a toothbrush. Dental sealants are often recommend for children, but can also be used on adults. Click here to learn more about our dental sealant treatments.

Gum Disease Treatments

Grand Rapids DentistWhether you have gingivitis or periodontal disease, our dentists are dedicated to helping you maintain good oral health.

Gingivitis is reversible by having your teeth professionally cleaned every six months and adopting a healthy oral hygiene routine. If gingivitis develops into periodontal disease, our dentists will recommend scaling and root planing to prevent the disease from progressing further. Click here to learn more about our gum disease treatments.

Oral Examinations

Dental Exams Grand Rapids DentistWe recommend you schedule an oral examination every 6 months with your dentist. During your oral exam, your dentist will be able to check for signs of gum disease, cavities, oral cancer, and other oral health issues.

A dental exam is the best way to protect your oral health because it gives your dentist the chance to catch small issues before they grow into larger problems. Click here to learn more about our oral examination services.

Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral Cancer Screenings Grand Rapids DentistsAccording to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 37,000 people are diagnosed with mouth cancer each year. About 8,000 of these diagnoses result in death.

Thankfully, our dentists are able to do oral cancer screenings to catch mouth cancer in its early stages so you have the best chance of survival. Click here to learn more about our oral cancer screens.

Electric Toothbrushes

Electric Toothbrushes Dentist Grand Rapids, MIWhen you brush your teeth, you remove dental plaque that puts you at risk for tooth decay and gum disease. During your next dental checkup, our dentists may ask what toothbrush you are using.

We have found that patients benefit greatly when they switch to an electric toothbrush. Click here to learn more about our electric toothbrushes.

Digital Impressions & X-Rays

Digital Impressions & X-rays Dentist Grand RapidsIf you’ve ever had braces or needed tooth restorations, you probably remember the pink goop your dentist used to take impressions of your teeth.

Thankfully, our dentists take digital impressions with CEREC. These dental impressions are then used to create crowns, implants, and other restorations. Click here to learn more about our digital impressions and X-rays dentists.

Schedule Your Appointment With GR Family Dental Today!