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Is My Mouth Healthy?

The Importance of Jacksonville Preventive Dentistry

The best way to maintain optimal oral health is to keep your smile healthy by brushing and flossing teeth each day and visiting us every six months for preventive dentistry appointments. At Jacksonville Dental Specialists, our team of experts work hard to help patients achieve and maintain healthy, beautiful smiles they’ll be proud to share. We recommend checkup appointments twice a year for most patients, so if it’s been six months, six years, or longer since your last dental checkup, call us right away. We’ll schedule a visit to examine your smile and partner with you to maintain optimal oral health in our Jacksonville dental office.

How Often Should I Visit a Dentist?

The American Dental Association recommends patients visit us at least twice a year for dental checkups. These preventive dentistry appointments give us the opportunity to examine your smile for warning signs of common oral health concerns and partner with you to prevent most major oral health issues and keep your smile healthy.

What Should I Expect During My Dental Visit?

During your dental checkup appointment, we’ll provide a number of preventive treatments, including:

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What Does an Oral Cancer Screening Entail?

Oral cancer screenings are quick and comfortable. In fact, you may not even notice you’ve received the screening. We simply examine the oral and facial structures looking for warning signs of oral cancer including:

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How Can I Maintain a Healthy Smile at Home?

Most patients learned to brush and floss teeth when they were young children, but the majority of people don’t think much about it after they grow up. While any brushing and flossing each day are good, there are a few small changes you can make to create the ideal oral hygiene routine, including:

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