It’s Been A While Since I’ve Been To The Dentist

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Have you recently uttered this phrase when speaking with friends or family? You’re not alone–many patients have put off or canceled their dental appointments for their regular checkups and now worry about how much time has passed.

Your Health Is Our Priority

The good news is that you’re not in trouble! New patients are always welcome, and current patients are always welcomed back with open arms. After all, at Libby Dental, we are not here to provide lectures or scold you for a lapse between visits. We’re just excited to have you in so that we can monitor your oral health and polish your pearly whites!

Why Your Dentist Visits Matter

The health of your mouth is connected to your overall health, and as your local family dentist, we are on the frontlines in making sure you are in tip-top condition!

Regular dental check ups play an essential role in reducing the risks of needing expensive or complicated dental work in the future!

I Forget…What Happens During A Checkup?

At Libby Dental, we use the best methods in modern preventive dentistry to offer a full range of services, from digital dentistry to cosmetic and restorative dental treatments to periodontal care.

Your checkup will be both gentle and simple! Dr. Libby will carefully examine your teeth and gums to check for signs of wear or dental decay. Digital X-rays may be recommended to stay up-to-date on your current dental health.

Nichole, our hygienist, will perform a quick and gentle teeth cleaning–essential for removing any buildup of plaque. You may be diligent in your at-home hygiene routine, but the professional power of a cleaning far exceeds the power of your toothbrushing and flossing!

At the end of your comprehensive exam, we will apply a fluoride varnish to both strengthen and remineralize your tooth enamel. Bonus: it helps keep your teeth resistant to cavities!

Remind Me…Why Are Checkups So Darn Important?

Great question! If left unchecked and untreated, a buildup of plaque and bacteria can quickly progress into gum disease, or gingivitis. This inflammation in the body and gums is linked to heart disease, respiratory disease, pregnancy complications, high blood pressure, diabetes and pancreatic cancer.

Preventive Dental Care In San Diego

We encourage our patients to continue taking a proactive approach to their dental care so that they feel healthier and more confident in their smiles. Your smile can–and should–last a lifetime! At Libby Dental, we work hard to provide you and your family with gentle dental care to support a future of healthy and happy smiles.

Is It Time To Check In With A Check Up?

At Libby Dental, we get jazzed to show patients what it means to be a party of the Libby Culture! Give us a call at (619) 276-6884 to schedule a convenient dental checkup. We look forward to providing the best quality dental care so that you can smile without a worry in your mind.