Preventive dentistry is an important branch which may be neglected by many people. This branch is obliged to improve oral hygiene of individuals, to carry out preventive studies, and apply restorative therapies with the lowest number of interventional procedures. IN individuals in need of special care, elders, children, pregnant women, and individuals with multiple diseases, importance of preventive dentistry increases every day. If you have any individual in your family having conditions listed above or you have the same, please apply to your dentist and request preventive treatments which are suitable for you. Preventive therapies aim to prevent cavity formation in teeth, improvement of oral hygiene, and maintenance of tooth gum health.
Awareness from childhood is important for ensuring oral hygiene. Thus, it is recommended for you to regularly take your child to dentist once in 6 months. Thus, start of new cavities are prevented as well as shallow cavities are detected before advancing.