Preventive Care & Dental Cleanings in Waxhaw, NC

Experience top preventive dental care at Strive Dental Studio, led by the renowned Dr. Naina Mahale, your esteemed dentist in Waxhaw, NC. Our practice emphasizes prevention, and we utilize state-of-the-art technologies, such as 3D digital x-rays, intraoral and extraoral cameras, digital cavity detection, and intraoral scanners. Our advanced techniques identify and address potential dental issues before they escalate, ensuring your long-term oral health and well-being. Trust us for the best preventive dentistry in Waxhaw, NC.

Our Waxhaw, NC, dental office provides a wide selection of preventive care services, including: 

Professional Teeth Cleanings (Prophylaxis) and Preventive Exams

patient getting a dental x-ray at Strive Dental StudioDental cleanings and exams are necessary to keep your teeth and gums healthy. At your comprehensive exam, our dentist will check for cavities, problems with dental restorations, and any other dental-related problems that may arise. We even perform an oral cancer screening at your examinations as a way to take precautionary steps towards a healthier mouth. The cleaning is performed by a hygienist who will work to remove tartar and stains from your teeth. Additional fluoride treatments may be suggested to strengthen the teeth further.

Mineral Treatments

Strengthening mineral treatments help prevent cavities and decay, especially for individuals with low fluoride intake. During check-ups, fluoride liquid is applied to each tooth, and patients are recommended to avoid food and drinks for full penetration. Unique fluoride treatments may be suggested for our young patients at every visit. 

Scaling and Root Planing for Periodontics

For patients with gum disease, periodontal scaling and root planing, also known as deep cleaning, is a crucial treatment. Skilled hygienists perform this procedure to clean and smoothen the roots of the teeth and clear small pockets that form due to gum disease. Removing plaque and debris prevents further infection, allowing the gums to heal naturally. If you have deep gum pockets or heavy tartar buildup, scaling and root planing may be recommended during your dental check-up. This procedure is typically done in two sessions under local anesthesia.

Nightguards For TMJ Pain

Teeth grinding or bruxism during sleep can lead to headaches, TMJ issues, and uneven tooth wear. Dr. Mahale offers custom-made night guards to correct problems and preserve healthy teeth. Special orthotics and advanced treatments address underlying bite function problems when bite-related headaches occur.

Mouthguards For Athletics

Customized athletic mouthguards are essential to protect your smile while engaging in sports. Our mouthguards provide superior teeth protection and even offer added protection against concussions. Each mouthguard is tailored to fit the patient's unique needs.

Desensitizing Treatments For Sensitive Teeth

patient petting Dobby the therapy dog during her dental appointmentOur team can provide a solution if you experience sensitivity to hot and cold and avoid certain foods or drinks. After ruling out serious issues, Dr. Mahale will apply a special paste designed to alleviate sensitivity for months, and restore your stress-free, comfortable mealtimes!

Top Preventive Care & Dental Cleanings In Waxhaw, NC

Our signature preventive cleanings are designed to promote each patient's healthiest smile. Our teeth cleanings are designed to ensure long-term oral health if it's been a while since your last dental visit. We also offer early morning appointments and same-day scheduling for your convenience!

Call now to schedule your cleaning or preventive care appointment with Dr. Mahale! 

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