Preventative Dental Care
Preventative dental care is a dental care service that aims to prevent diseases and conditions from occurring. It is important because it can help you avoid tooth decay, gum disease and more. It can also help reduce the risk of heart disease by decreasing the amount of bacteria in your mouth.
This type of dental care is necessary for people who have a family history of oral health problems, those who are prone to cavities, and those who have certain medical conditions. Preventative dental care includes regular teeth cleanings, sealants, fluoride treatments, and emergency care.
Many general dental treatments that we offer are preventative. They keep dental concerns from developing into severe problems over time. Scheduling regular visits to Fedida Family Dentistry and Dental Spa helps ensure that you prevent oral health issues such as gum disease, cavities, and tooth decay from developing.
Dr. Fedida works with patients as individuals so he can discover the best treatment methods for their problems. As an experienced oral surgeon and endodontist, Dr. Fedida is able to provide an array of high-quality dental services to his patients.
General Dentistry at Fedida Family Dentistry & Dental Spa
Dr. Haim Fedida is an expert in dental health, and a dentist in Jackson Heights, NY. He dedicates each day to providing excellent patient care. Our variety of general dental treatments can remove infections, prevent dental injuries, and repair dental trauma.
General dentistry is one of the most popular professions in the world. It is a medical field that specializes in teeth and mouth care. Our dentist diagnoses, treats and prevents oral health problems from damaging your beautiful smile. He also helps people improve their oral hygiene by providing education on how to brush and floss correctly. Keep reading to learn about the general dental services we provide.
Wearing a professional sports mouthguard during contact sports helps prevent dental injuries on the field or court. A properly fitting mouthguard is key to comfort and performance during games. Wearing an ill-fitting mouthguard can be distracting when you have to clench your jaw to keep it in place. Our sports mouthguards conform to the teeth for a proper fit.
If you have a sudden dental emergency, please contact our office for immediate treatment. We will help find the source of your pain or discomfort to find the best solution. Broken dental restorations, knocked-out teeth, and toothaches are some of the most common dental emergencies that we treat.
Dental health changes as we age, just like overall health. Dr. Fedida helps patients of all ages get the care they need with family dentistry in his Jackson Heights and East Elmhurst dental office. Along with his dental team, Dr. Fedida provides custom dental treatment based on their dental needs for their stage in life. From pediatric to geriatric care, Dr. Fedida and his team have the experience to create positive dental visits.
LANAP is a minimally invasive laser treatment that is used to address advanced gum disease. It uses a dental laser to heal damaged tissues and stimulate the body’s natural healing response. Laser dentistry treatment does not require incisions or sutures and has a quicker recovery time than other methods.
We offer IV sedation which is one of the best options for surgical procedures such as wisdom tooth extractions. IV or intravenous sedation delivers anti-anxiety medication through a tube and into the bloodstream. During treatment, patients may be awake but will feel completely relaxed.
Tooth extractions are often needed if a tooth is infected or impacted. We also may remove a tooth if the teeth are too overcrowded. If a damaged or infected tooth is removed, we can provide single dental implants as a durable replacement. Implants look and feel just like natural teeth and blend in with the natural smile.
General Dentistry FAQs
How often should I see a dentist?
It is difficult to say exactly how often you should see a dentist. It all depends on your personal risk factors. However, most dental professionals recommend seeing a dentist twice a year for a checkup and cleaning. The American Dental Association recommends that you go twice per year for these procedures, which are the most common treatments from dentists.
How do I prevent cavities?
Cutting down on foods and drinks that are high in sugar help remove build-up around the teeth and gums. Keeping up on your oral hygiene routine will also keep bacteria at bay. Remember to visit our office every six months for a dental exam and cleaning. During regular dental checkups, our dental hygienists clean the teeth and remove plaque buildup.
How do I know if I need to see a dentist?
If you are experiencing any of the following, you should probably see a dentist:
- Persistent toothache
- Sudden tooth pain
- Sensitivity to hot and cold
- Unexplained swelling in your face or jaw
Do tooth extractions hurt?
No, we use localized anesthetic and often use IV sedation for wisdom tooth extractions. We prescribe pain medication after their treatment for a quick and comfortable recovery.
Why are custom mouthguards important?
Sports mouthguards that do not fit properly can fall out during a game. Over-the-counter mouthguards often do not provide adequate protection to protect teeth. A poorly fitting mouthguard can cause chips, cracks, or breaks in the teeth.
How do I find a dentist near me?
The first step to finding a dentist is to figure out what kind of dentist you are looking for. There are many different types of dentists that offer different services. Some popular types of dentists are pediatric dentists, orthodontists, and periodontists. Once you know what kind of dentist you need, do an online search for that specialty near you. Read online reviews from many different sources to get a better understanding about how they treat their patients.
Contact Our Dental Office
Protect and maintain your smile at Fedida Family Dentistry and Dental Spa. Call Fedida Family Dentistry and Dental Spa today at 929-552-6315. You may also schedule an appointment with our team online. We serve patients from East Elmhurst, Queens, Brooklyn, and Jackson Heights, NY.