Preventive Dentistry – Houston, TX
Basic Care Done Better
At Muse Dental Studio, we specialize in providing high-quality restorative and cosmetic dentistry, but our patients can also come see us to enjoy next-level routine care as well! With regular checkups, cleanings, and the other services detailed below, our team can stop minor dental problems before they even start so you and your loved ones enjoy healthy, problem-free smiles year after year. Every beautiful smile is built on a foundation of preventive care, so to schedule your next checkup, give us a call today.
Why Choose Muse Dental Studio for Preventive Dentistry?
- Dentists with more than 40 years of combined experience
- Happy to treat adults & children alike
- State-of-the-art facility that features the latest technology
Dental Checkups & Cleanings
No matter a patient’s age or dental needs, we recommend that everyone should attend at least one checkup and cleaning appointment every six months. This gives our dentists the opportunity to examine your mouth, find any potential issues, and treat them as early as possible. You’ll also receive a thorough cleaning from one of our hygienists which will remove the plaque and tartar deposits that are the underlying cause of cavities.
Your children are always welcome here at Muse Dental Studio whether they have just started to walk or are already thinking about college. Our warm and welcoming atmosphere will ensure your child enjoys a stress-free appointment, and we’ll provide absolutely everything they need to achieve and maintain a healthy smile. For younger patients, we’ll also work to help them form healthy habits so they know the best ways to look after their teeth at home.
Nightguards for Bruxism
If your teeth look flat and worn down, the most likely culprit is unconscious teeth grinding, also known as bruxism. For many patients, this only occurs while they are asleep, making this an extremely hard habit to break. That’s where a nightguard can come to the rescue! This small, custom-made oral appliance comfortably fits over the teeth to prevent them from coming together during the night, protecting the smile while helping a patient rest easy.
Mouthguards / Sportsguards
Regardless of an athlete’s age or level of play, they should definitely be wearing a mouthguard every time they hit the field, mat, or court, otherwise something could literally hit and damage their teeth. Rather than having to wear a bulky and uncomfortable appliance from the store, we can provide our patients with custom-made mouthguards that are designed for their unique smiles. They are shaped to fit securely, comfortably, and provide maximum protection so someone can stay safe while they stay in the game.
VELScope Oral Cancer Screening
On average, someone loses their life to oral cancer every single hour here in the US. This is largely because the disease is very hard to detect early on when it is relatively easy to treat, leading many to seek care only after it has become too advanced. To make sure this disease doesn’t have the chance to “sneak up” on our patients, we perform an oral cancer screening at every checkup. For this, we utilize the VELScope light because it actually causes potentially cancerous cells to illuminate that would normally be hidden from the naked eye. With it, we can ensure that our patients are able to get the care they need as soon as possible.
For decades, fluoride has provided a natural way to strengthen the enamel and lower a person’s risk for tooth decay, which is why you’ll often find it in toothpaste, mouthwash, and community water sources. As part of your regular checkups, we can give you an extra boost of cavity protection by coating your teeth with a highly-concentrated fluoride varnish. It only needs to stay on for a minute or two, and it’s one of the most effective ways to ensure your teeth stay healthy between appointments.