Family Dentistry In Eagle Grove
Free Consultation OR Second Opinion
We are happy to offer free consultations and second opinions to new patients at our
Eagle Grove dental office. Getting a second opinion on a dental problem is sometimes the most
important decision you can make. A second opinion can be valuable if you're facing complex, risky
or costly treatments as it could reveal different treatment options.
Family dentistry at Moffitt Dental includes everything from standard dental cleanings to cosmetic improvements. Preventive care is key to enjoying a smile that will last a lifetime, free of tooth decay and gum disease.
With Drs. Michael and Jordan Moffitts's thorough dental exams and prophylactic services, you can be confident your dental health is on the right track. From regular preventive care, to advanced restorative and cosmetic dental treatments, Moffitt Dental serves all of your dental health needs.
Tooth Decay vs. Gum Disease
There are two main types of oral disease: tooth decay and gum disease. Tooth decay leads to cavities in the teeth, but it does not affect the gums around the teeth. Gum disease, called periodontitis, affects the gums and bone around the teeth, but does not attack the teeth.
Tooth decay and gum disease are both caused by bacteria, so to reduce the likelihood of these harmful oral diseases, it is important to keep your mouth as clean as possible by brushing and flossing daily.
Professional Teeth Cleanings (Prophylaxis)
Dental prophylaxis is a cleaning procedure that thoroughly cleans the teeth. It is an important preventive measure to help stop the progression of gingivitis and periodontal disease. At Moffitt Dental, we recommend our orally healthy patients receive this type of procedure twice a year.
Composite Tooth Filling
Treatment for cavities in depends on the severity of the decay, as well as each patient's age and risk of future cavities. At Moffitt Dental, we typically treat cavities with discreet, effective composite dental fillings.
CariVu Cavity Detection
Traditional bite-wing x-rays can be uncomfortable. Dr. Moffit uses the CariVu detection device to comfortably detect cavities and cracks with higher accuracy.
Gentle Tooth Extractions
Extraction is a last resort, but sometimes it is necessary. Badly infected teeth can jeopardize the health of your entire mouth, including healthy teeth and gums. Fortunately, our dentists can help! Dr. Jordan Moffitt performs skilled full mouth reconstructions, and Dr. Michael Moffitt's background in prosthodontics means he is an expert at replacing missing teeth.
The best time to have wisdom teeth removed is during a patient's late teenage years or early 20s. These immature wisdom teeth are smaller, so surgery is less complicated and potentially less painful. If your wisdom teeth have not started to erupt, we will use x-ray imaging to locate them and determine if it’s time to have them removed.
Seal off deep grooves in the molars that are vulnerable to tooth decay with this inexpensive and effective preventive treatment. Dental sealants guard against cavities by forming a “shield” over the enamel of your teeth, keeping out bacteria and acids. Ask about pediatric dental sealants!
Oral Cancer Screening
Tobacco users aren’t the only ones who should be concerned about oral cancer. Oral cancer is on the rise. That’s why at Moffitt Dental, we provide oral cancer screenings as part of your regular-checkup to all of our patients over the age of 18.
Our practice uses digital x-rays to produce enhanced computer images of our patients' teeth, gums, and other oral structures and conditions. Digital x-rays are key to early detection and effective treatment of dental problems.
X-rays can be an excellent way to help diagnose oral health problems, but an intraoral camera takes it a step further. At Moffitt Dental, we use our intraoral camera to examine areas of our patient’s mouths that x-rays can’t show.
Cone Beam 3D Imaging
Dr. Moffitt uses this dental technology for precise diagnosis and dental treatment planning. Our cone beam 3D imaging system is used for dental services like:
- Dental Implants
- Dental X-Rays
- Restorative Dentistry
- Cosmetic Dental Treatments
The imaging system is at the center of everything we do at Moffitt Dental because it virtually eliminates all guesswork, allowing our dentists to see and plan procedures before we begin your treatment!
Are you or your family members overdue for a preventive dental exam and cleaning? Call our Eagle Grove dental practice today to schedule your appointment from our list of family dentistry services!