If you are looking for a comprehensive dental care practice that will be able to provide you with a vast array of dental services, we strongly suggest that you become a member of our dental care family at the office of our doctor, Dr. Geoffrey B. Edmunds. We know that you will thoroughly enjoy our dental care in Albany and know that your dental needs are being well taken care of at our practice of Dr. Geoffrey Edmunds.
You can receive all types of dental care in Albany at our comprehensive dental practice. At our office we specialize in all types of dental care including general, family, preventive, restorative, periodontal, cosmetic, and other specialties as well. At our practice we work very hard to make sure that all of our patients receive the highest level of treatment while they relaxed in our welcoming and stress-free environment. We offer many different dental treatments to help ensure your dental health. These treatments include periodic dental cleanings, fluoride treatments, and dental sealants for children. We also encourage all of our patients to come in for regular dental exams on a timely basis to help keep little problems from turning into big ones.
As part of your dental care in Albany we also recommend that you have periodic teeth cleanings, every six months or so. The exact amount of time that should elapse between your dental cleanings is dependent on several factors including whether or not you have certain diseases which can affect your dental health, whether you have any current gum problems, and your age. At our practice we emphasize the importance of great gum care in order to keep your teeth healthy. When patients develop gum disease, it can end up affecting their teeth, and even result in teeth loosening and falling out. When plaque is allowed to stay on teeth for even a short amount of time the plaque will turn into tartar. This tartar will encourage the development of deep pockets between the teeth and gums. These deep pockets can fill with tartar, plaque, bacteria, and food debris, all creating the perfect environment for infection to form. When this happens you have gum disease. Gum disease will cause the jawbone to deteriorate. Once the infection reaches below the jaw line, teeth can begin to loosen and will eventually fall out if the gum disease is not treated. A scaling and root planing treatment which is performed using local anesthesia is generally effective in helping reverse the course of this disease. For an appointment with our top-notch dentist, contact our office today.