Preventive Dental Services in Greensboro, NC
Prevention is the best form of cure, like they say. Dr. Walker's staff takes extra care of your teeth so you can avoid any possible damage and the need for excessive dental care later down the line.
Our expert team of dentists, dental hygienists, and assistants, are on-hand and ready to offer regular dental cleanings, examinations, x-rays, and more—all to make sure you keep your gorgeous smile intact!
One of the things that catches your fancy when you come across people is their smile. A perfect smile can win the hearts of many. Similarly, crooked and stained teeth can easily put off those around you. It is important to go in for dental cleaning and examinations twice a year even if you are among those who follow high standards of hygiene and dental care. This serves a dual purpose—one of averting the impending tooth or gum disease that may grip your beautiful set of teeth and second— saving hefty amounts on dental treatments once the tooth problem becomes grave.
A visit to a dentist to avoid dental woes is not much to ask for in lieu of sparkling teeth. The professional cleaning of the teeth at Dr. Walker's clinic involves a sophisticated and technological process equipped with personal care and comfort. Come to Dr. Walker's dental practice for dental cleanings and periodic examinations that will help you smile with confidence.
Flawless smile needs a periodic dental examination
Periodic examination is imperative to keep oral diseases at bay and treat the ones that already exist. Dental examinations include the following and prevent dental diseases before problem becomes serious.
- Periodontal disease diagnosis: The examination focuses on bleeding or puffy gums, tooth infection, bad breadth, or any other problem around the tooth.
- Oral cancer screening: This involves a thorough check up to examine if any signs of oral cancer exist. Regular examinations help in early diagnosis and treatable.
- Cavities and tooth fractures: Checks on any possible wear and tear of cavities and detects tooth fractures.
- Evaluating current restorations: A regular oral examination helps in evaluating the status of the restorations—fillings, veneers, crowns, implants, bridges and so on.
- Examining tooth decay/caries/cavity: Early detection of tooth decay helps in timely treatment of the tooth decay which includes filling, crown, root canal treatment, extraction depending on the severity of the problem.
Dental cleanings for a million dollar smile
Dental cleanings play a key role in good oral health apart from a daily dental cleaning routine.
Dental cleanings performed at Dr. Walker's practice ensure optimum dental hygiene, oral health and a sparkling smile. It involves:
Removing plaque: Plaque is a sticky substance that can lead to deposition of calculus and cavities resulting in tooth decay and gum problems.
Removing calculus: Calculus (tartar) is hardened plaque on the tooth that develops over a period of time in the absence of proper oral care. It can also lead to gum disease if it deposits below the gum line.
Removing stains: Dental stains and discoloration are not only caused due to extrinsic factors like excessive use of beverages like tea, coffee, wine and tobacco stains from cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and chewing tobacco, but intrinsic factors too have share in tarnishing your lovely pair of teeth and needs professional dental help. We ensure that your teeth become bright, white and healthy after the cleaning session.
Digital x-rays have made diagnosis of dental problems and treatment easy and quick. With digital x-rays, there is no need to wait for x-ray reports, its right there on the doctor’s monitor within a few minutes. At Dr. Walker’s office, we offer you the technique of digital x-rays that is less time consuming and convenient in comparison to traditional x-rays. Also, digital x-rays involve less radiation than film type x-rays.
Digital x-rays benefit the patient in a variety of ways. Decreased radiation, clearer image quality for diagnosis, and less wait time for the patients are some of the benefits of digital radiography
Digital x-ray technology helps in dental treatment
Early detection: The images are so clear that any kind of hidden dental cysts, solid growths, or tumors can be detected easily and timely treatment can be done. We take a close look of the x-ray reports to give you complete dental treatment.
Quick results: Digital x-rays give instant results without letting any wastage of time. Our doctors take several x-rays during the treatment, if required, to see if all is fine and the treatment is benefiting the patient. We care for every patient at our practice.
High accuracy: Digital x-rays offer high accuracy as latest color x-ray technique provide clearer images that can be enlarged for better view. This ensures that infections or any other dental problem does not remain hidden and gets treated in time. Your oral health is our duty.
Location and Office Hours
Judy Walker D.D.S , 1507 Westover Terrace Suite A Greensboro, NC 27408 (336) 275-1472
- Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Thursday: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
- Friday: Closed
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed