36 Buchanan St, Balfron, Glasgow, G63 0TR


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Thorough prevention advice is a cornerstone of our approach here at Cherrybank Dental. Nipping potential problems in the bud is the best route to good oral health. Simple prevention techniques can ward off much more complex repairs in the future.

Major risks

  • Tooth decay and Gum Disease
  • Can lead to tooth loss
  • Inappropriate diet & lifestyle habits (smoking/alcohol) increase risks
  • Poor dental care techniques
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Aim of prevention

  • Maintain a healthy mouth
  • Achieve a high standard of oral health
  • Prevent dental problems returning

Benefits of prevention

  • Increases chances of keeping your teeth into old age
  • Improves your quality of life through better eating function
  • Maintains your looks with a brighter smile
  • Modern approach reduces amount of major dental treatment
  • Good oral health even helps people without teeth
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Preventative care

  • A team approach – dentist, hygienist, oral educator and you
  • Initial thorough examination and treatment planning
  • Your teeth thoroughly cleaned
  • Advised on good oral health
  • Diet and habits of smoking and alcohol discussed
  • Possible session with oral health educator – brushing, flossing and more!
  • On-going regular examinations monitor your oral health score
  • Prevention is for the whole family
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Further preventive techniques

  • Pit and fissure sealants
  • Scaling and polishing
  • Fluoride
  • Dental erosion prevention