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Decay Prevention

Decay Prevention


Tooth Decay Prevention in New York

Dr. Joan Laura at Eastwood Dental Office will partner with you to ensure your complete oral health, especially tooth decay prevention. Here are some great ways to reduce and reverse tooth decay:


Oral Hygiene at Home

  • Brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste
  • Floss and clean between your teeth daily
  • Avoid sweets
  • Avoid acidic food and drinks
Professional Cleanings and Exams
  • Remove plaque and bacteria
  • Remove tartar
  • Check for cavities or decay
  • See your dentist twice a year

Fluoride
  • Found in tap water
  • Treatments at your dentist
  • In some toothpastes and mouthwashes
  • Helps reduce tooth decay
  • Reverses early tooth decay

Dental Sealants
  • Plastic protective coating
  • Applied to chewing surfaces of teeth by a dentist
  • Creates a barrier between teeth and plaque
  • Helps reduce tooth decay

If you have any questions about tooth decay prevention or treatment, contact Eastwood Dental Office in Syracuse, NY. To make an appointment with Dr. Laura, use our online form or call (315) 849-9055.

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