Preventive Care in Scottsdale, AZ
At Alpers Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we believe in the power of preventive dentistry to maintain your oral health and keep your smile shining bright. Dr. Kris Alpers and our team are here to provide you with top-notch preventive dental care that goes beyond routine cleanings and check-ups. We're committed to helping you achieve a healthier smile for life.
Why should I get preventive dentistry?
Preventive dentistry is your first line of defense against dental issues. By taking proactive steps to care for your teeth and gums, you can prevent common problems from developing into more serious concerns. Regular preventive appointments not only keep your smile looking great, but they also save you time and money in the long run. When you invest in preventive dentistry, you're investing in the future of your oral health.
We dive deep to meticulously remove plaque, tartar, and stains, rejuvenating your teeth and safeguarding your gums. Dr. Kris Alpers and our team go the extra mile to spot and address potential issues early, ensuring your smile isn't just beautiful but also truly healthy.
We understand that children's dental needs are unique. Our gentle and caring approach to children's dentistry helps establish good oral habits early, setting the foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles.
A simple, non-invasive saliva test allows us to identify and measure bacteria in your mouth. Through this test, harmful bacteria — that could otherwise lead to systemic inflammation, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s and more — are flagged and treated to help maintain your overall health and wellness.
Dental emergencies can happen when you least expect them. Trust Dr. Kris Alpers and our team to provide prompt and expert emergency dental care, giving you the peace of mind that you're in good hands.
Our advanced digital X-ray technology allows us to get a clear picture of your oral health with minimal radiation exposure. This aids us in identifying potential issues and designing personalized treatment plans tailored to your needs.
Strengthen your teeth and prevent decay with our fluoride treatments. This simple and effective preventive measure can make a significant difference in the health of your smile.
Dental sealants provide an extra layer of protection for your molars and premolars, where cavities often develop. Dr. Kris Alpers and our team can help seal out decay and keep your smile cavity-free.
Healthy gums are the foundation of a healthy smile. Our periodontal care services, including gingivectomies, gum recontouring, and scaling and root planing, are designed to treat and prevent gum disease, ensuring your smile stays vibrant.
If you're experiencing jaw pain, headaches, or other TMJ-related symptoms, Dr. Kris Alpers can provide expert TMJ treatment to alleviate discomfort and improve your quality of life.
Prioritizing your well-being is at the heart of our practice. We employ VELscope for Oral Cancer Screening, an advanced tool specifically designed to detect early signs of oral cancer. By catching potential issues in their early stages, we aim to significantly improve the prognosis of following treatments.
Protect your teeth from the effects of teeth grinding and clenching with our custom night guards. Dr. Kris Alpers can help you find relief from discomfort and prevent further dental issues.