Preventive Care & Dental Cleanings in New Castle, IN
At Parkview Family Dentistry, your dental health is a top priority. We'll always ensure you understand the treatment options we provide, and give you all the education you need to make an informed choice about your oral health.
Dr. Rusch and Dr. Rich are dedicated to providing the best general and preventive dentistry services in New Castle, IN. Our entire team is focused on you and your needs, from the first phone call through treatment completion. Our mission is to provide high-quality and personalized dental care while supporting your overall wellness.
Your preventive care appointment may include the following:
Oral Cancer Screenings
With an Oral Cancer Screening Light, a handheld device with a special blue-spectrum light, we can efficiently detect potential oral cancers in their early, highly treatable stages. Dr. Rusch and Dr. Rich recommend annual oral cancer screenings to ensure early detection. During the screening, our dentists examine the mouth, throat, lips, gums, and tongue for abnormalities and inquiries about potential symptoms. Several factors can increase the risk of developing oral cancer, including gender, tobacco use, genetic predisposition, excessive sun exposure, an unhealthy diet, excessive alcohol consumption, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Preventive Dental Cleanings (Prophylaxis)
To guarantee your teeth are in their best possible condition, we provide comprehensive dental cleanings for patients of all ages. Based on your oral health, we may suggest bi-annual or more frequent in-depth cleanings. Our highly-trained hygienists utilize cutting-edge tools to eliminate plaque and tartar accumulation before polishing your teeth for a radiant finish. Regularly scheduled dental cleanings with Parkview Family Dentistry gives your smile a strong defense against decay.
Nightguards for TMJ Relief
Do you suffer from grinding teeth (bruxism) during sleep? Our dentists tailor-make nightguards to address this issue and maintain healthy teeth. Dr. Rusch and Dr. Rich have also successfully treated patients with bite-related headaches using specialized orthotics and advanced treatments to correct bite function concerns.
Customized Athletic Mouthguards
Do you participate in sports? An athletic mouthguard is one of the best investments you can make to easily protect your smile. Our mouthguards are custom-fitted to protect against injury, tooth damage, and concussions.
Sensitive Teeth Desensitizing Treatments
Our team has the perfect solution if you experience sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures and tend to avoid certain foods or beverages.
Our team can apply a specialized desensitizing paste designed to alleviate sensitivity for an extended period of time. Our dentists can also provide tips on the best ways to maintain the results of your desensitizing treatment until your next visit!
Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy addresses the inflamed, infected, or dead pulp at the core of a tooth, which comprises nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue. If you notice any of the symptoms below, contact us at Parkview Family Dentistry right away:
- Visible tooth injury
- Swelling of the gums
- Temperature sensitivity
- Tooth and gum pain
The root canal procedure procedure involves extracting the pulp from the tooth chamber and canals, followed by a gentle canal disinfection. Following your root canal treatment, our team may apply a temporary filling to protect the tooth until the restoration is finalized. You might experience sensitivity for a few days, which can be alleviated with over-the-counter or prescribed pain medications.
Top Preventive Care & Dental Cleanings In New Castle
At Parkview Family Dentistry, we believe our patients deserve highest standard of preventive care. Our team is here to provide preventive care and expert guidance in making lifestyle choices that keep your smile healthy and bright! Call today to schedule your next preventive exam or dental cleaning.