General Dentistry

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Dr. Grossman’s wide array of general dentistry services are tailored to meet one primary goal: to build upon and improve your oral health. We want you to keep your natural teeth as long as possible so you have a healthy and beautiful smile for the rest of your life. With regularly scheduled visits, general dentist Dr. Grossman and his team will keep your smile healthy for years to come.

Why Visiting a Dentist is Important

Did you know that medical research shows there’s a measurable link between general health issues and common oral infections? It’s true! According to the Mayo Clinic, by not taking care of your teeth, you put yourself at risk for cardiovascular disease, respiratory infections, diabetic complications, and even dementia.

As you can see, it’s incredibly important to ensure you’re maintaining proper oral health care. So, you can do so with the help of an expert dentist like Dr. Loren Grossman.

To develop healthy habits early, there are some things you need to do. First, regularly scheduled dental visits should begin in early childhood. By introducing them early, children will become more comfortable the more they go to the dentist. Therefore, they’ll grow into adults who value the many benefits of quality oral health care. By following a routine designed to deliver the preventative measures needed to stop tooth decay in its tracks, our patients are set up for success.

Fortunately, even if you haven’t visited a dentist regularly, it’s never too late to improve your oral health. Dr. Loren Grossman and his professional staff will uncover any issues you’ll have. That’s why we will help you achieve the oral health and stunning smile you deserve.

General Dentistry Procedures

Dr. Grossman provides a range of general dentistry services to make sure your teeth stay healthy, function well, and look great.

Some of these procedures include:

Preventative procedures

Even a simple cleaning can greatly improve your oral health! During your regular exam, our general dentist will give you instructions on how you can improve your oral hygiene between visits and could recommend preventative treatments such as sealants. Other preventative measures include X-rays and fluoride treatments. These treatments are meant to stop any dental issues before they occur so listen to your dentist!

Restorative procedures

Tooth decay is very common and very serious. As the tooth’s surface begins to break down, your tooth will develop tiny holes just big enough for bacteria to enter. This leads to cavities, pain, infection, and even tooth loss. To fix the issue, our dentist will remove the decay and place a filling in the tooth. Other restorative procedures include fixing dental trauma, perform root canals, treat periodontal gum disease, and placing crowns and bridges or dental implants.

Cosmetic procedures

Maybe your smile is less than perfect and you want to fix that. That’s where cosmetic dentistry comes into play. Dr. Grossman offers an array of cosmetic dentistry services such as porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, and Invisalign braces.

Emergency procedures: Sometimes, you can’t wait to schedule an appointment. If you’re in pain, all you can think about is getting rid of what’s causing you discomfort. If you’re experiencing swelling gums, tooth pain, or general discomfort, Dr. Grossman will do what it takes to solve the issue as quickly as possible.

When to Visit Dr. Grossman

Don’t wait until you have signs that something is wrong. The best oral health care services will prevent you from experiencing the pain and discomfort that comes along with cavities and tooth decay. It’s essential to have regular visits to help avoid common problems like cavities and detect and treat more serious issues like oral cancer.

Depending on an individual’s oral care routine and genetics, you may need to visit a dentist more often to tackle problems like gum disease and plaque build-up. However, visiting the dentist at least one time a year should be a minimum goal to maintain a healthy smile.

Schedule your visit with Dr. Grossman now, and find out how we can help you to achieve exceptional oral health and keep you smiling for years to come! Conveniently located in Kingston, PA, we serve patients in Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, Dallas, and throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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