Call for an Appointment:  (410) 381-5030


Preventive Dental Care

The goal of preventive care is to protect your smile from damage caused by tooth decay, periodontal disease (gum disease), and other damaging dental conditions. Preventive dentistry works to prevent these diseases before they cause damage that requires repair. We offer a number of preventive dental treatments to help you keep your smile in the best possible health.

Dental Cleanings, Exams and X-rays
Checkups are recommended every 6 months for a healthy mouth, and every 3-4 months for those with periodontal disease. Examinations should occur at least once a year, depending on your past history of cavities. X-rays should be taken between every 6 months to 3 years depending on your past history of restorations and how regularly you visit the dentist for exams.

Gum Disease
Gum disease occurs when plaque builds up below the gum line and starts to pull the gums away from the roots of the teeth. It has been linked to diabetes and heart disease.

Oral Cancer Screening
Regular visits to your dentist can improve the chances that any suspicious changes in your oral health will be caught early, at a time when cancer can be treated more easily.
Share this website: 



Crafton Dental -
10380 Old Columbia Rd, Suite 102, Columbia, MD 21046
- (410) 381-5030
Review us on Google+

Landing Home  | Home  | About  | Reviews  | Preventive  | Restorative  | Cosmetic  | Invisalign®  | Patients  | Contact  | Home  | Patient Reviews  | About Us  | Dentistry for Kids  | Orthodontics  | New Patients  | Blog  | Contact Us  | Lisa Crafton, DDS  | Meet Our Team  | Tour Our Office  | Technology  | Green Office  | Infection Control  | Cleanings & Exams  | Gum Disease  | Oral Cancer Screening  | Porcelain Veneers  | Dental Bonding  | Zoom Whitening  | Smile Transformations  | Bridges & Crowns  | Clenching & Grinding  | Crown Lengthening  | Dental Implants  | Fillings  | Root Canals  | TMJ Therapy  | Wisdom Teeth  | Patient Forms  | Office Policies  | BLOG  | Nitrous Oxide  | FAQs  | Current Specials  | Casey Crafton, DDS  | Meet Our Team  | Technology  | Tour Our Office  | Green Office  | Infection Control  | Patient Forms  | Office Policies  | Dental FAQs  | Current Specials  | First Visit  | Preventive Care  | Sealants  | Sports & Mouthguards  | Concussion Safety  | Nitrous Oxide  | Dental Emergencies  | Kids Corner  | FAQs with Dr. Casey Crafton  | Early Treatment  | Braces  | Proper Care  | Orthodontic Terms  | Orthodontic Emergencies  | Before & After Gallery  | Testimonials  | Video Testimonials  | Video Testimonials  | Testimonials

Copyright © 2014-2017 Crafton Dental and WEO MEDIA. All rights reserved.  Sitemap | Links