Preventive Care & Dental Cleanings in Grass Valley, CA 

At Pine Hills Dentistry, Dr. Joseph Miller and his expert team are not just about fixing dental issues but preventing dental problems before they arise. Our Grass Valley family dentistry is grounded in the belief that prevention is better than cure. With cutting-edge technology like 3D digital x-rays and digital cavity detection, we catch potential problems early, saving you from bigger issues down the line. Here, preventive care goes hand in hand with maintaining good oral hygiene, offering treatments that fortify teeth and keep your mouth in shape.

Our preventive dental services in Grass Valley, CA include:

Professional Teeth Cleanings (Prophylaxis)

Dr. Miller3D digital x-ray offered at Pine Hills Dentistry in Grass Valley, CA emphasizes the importance of bi-annual dental cleanings to eliminate the risk of infection and maintain oral health. Depending on your oral health status, she might suggest more frequent cleanings. Using the latest dental tools makes each dental cleaning quick and comfortable.

Our team will gently remove plaque and polish the teeth to remove any stains or discoloration. We may also recommend a fluoride treatment for added strength. Regular exams and cleanings are your best defense, helping to identify issues early and keep your smile feeling and looking its best.

Nightguards for TMJ Pain

Are you experiencing headaches or wear from grinding your teeth at night? Dr. Miller's custom-made nightguards can provide relief, protect your teeth, and address any bite function issues that might be causing headaches. By tackling TMJ disorders and bruxism with oral appliance therapy, we can alleviate symptoms like jaw pain and ensure smoother jaw movements.

Periodontal Therapy

Gingivitis and gum disease can lead to sore and bleeding gums, and increase the risk of gum recession and tooth loss. With periodontal cleanings, we can remove harmful buildup from the teeth and roots, and from beneath the gum line. We also offer special medications to help manage your periodontal concerns.

Dental Fillings

If you have a cavity, our team offers composite resin fillings to repair the tooth and offer relief from toothaches in one visit. Composite fillings blend with your natural tooth and can prevent your cavity from becoming a more serious infection. 

Mouthguards for Athletics

For our active patients, a custom-fitted athletic mouthguard is essential. An effective mouthguard helps protect the teeth and prevent concussions, so you can focus on the game. 

Treatment for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea not only disrupts your sleep but can lead to severe health issues over time. At Pine Hills Dentistry, we provide effective solutions to help improve your sleep quality and overall health. Using a customized oral appliance, Dr. Miller can help keep your airway open at night, reducing pauses in breathing and minimizing the effects of sleep apnea.

Bruxism Nightguards for TMJ

waiting room inside of Pine Hills DentistryTMJ disorder occurs when your jaw joints are strained, and could lead to difficulty opening and closing the mouth, jaw pain, facial pain, and more headaches. TMJ symptoms are often connected to bruxism, or chronic teeth grinding. Our team can offer bruxism relief with oral appliance therapy, crafting custom-fitted mouth guards to prevent teeth grinding at night.

Top Preventive Care & Dental Cleanings In Grass Valley, CA

Pine Hills Dentistry is dedicated to providing the best preventive care and dental cleanings in Grass. For professional care that puts your oral health first, contact the Pine Hills Dentistry team for health through top-notch dental care and preventive strategies.

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