“My team makes sure the person behind the smile is healthy too by providing nutritional advice and recommendations for overall health during your check-up.”
— Dr Meng Quah-Shepherd - Your Chatswood Dentist
Dental care starts with dental check-ups. In addition to an active at-home maintenance routine and a healthy diet, dental check-ups are an imperative aspect of keeping your teeth healthy. We recommend coming in to see us every six months so we can have a thorough understanding of the condition and development of your oral health. This means we will catch any dental issues that may arise as early as possible and fix them before they become an extensive problem.
When you come in for a general check-up with Boutique Dental Care, our friendly staff led by Dr Quah-Shepherd, will guide you through a range of oral health education topics including:
We will also physically assess your mouth for signs of
If we detect any signs of decay or damage, we will then take steps to confirm this using x-ray and speak with you about the necessary treatments to follow.
Finally, we will perform a full scale and clean, removing any plaque build-up on your teeth, which can happen even with proper brushing and flossing. There is nothing like a professional clean. In addition to this, we will provide you with a fluoride treatment, strengthening your teeth against decay and damage.
Unfortunately, an extremely common dental issue for children and adults is dental decay. Patients are at a higher risk of forming decay when they consume foods and drinks high in sugar and acid. This is because bacteria, naturally found in the mouth, react with sugars turning them into acids which eat away at healthy tooth structures. This can result in a painful toothache, inflammation of the gums and sensitivity to hot and cold foods. If decay is left untreated, it will continue to eat away at tooth structures until the tooth becomes compromised to the point of extraction or at the very least a crown for support.
Your best defence at combatting decay is to follow a consistent and thorough oral health routine. This means brushing teeth twice a day, flossing once every day, consuming foods and drinks low in sugars and acids, and visiting the dentist every six months.
Our new patient package includes:
If you are looking for a new dentist or haven’t had a check-up in a while, contact the friendly team at Boutique Dental Care today! We will be able to give you a full assessment and discuss your treatment options with you. Take control of your oral health and book in for an appointment today.