General Dentistry Services in Lakewood, Colorado

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Welcome to Fox Point Dental, your most trusted general dentistry service provider in Lakewood, Colorado. Now more than ever, people are visiting the dentist more frequently than they are the doctor. Because of that, dentists are at the forefront of identifying and diagnosing diseases. We play a huge role in preventing infections, keeping an eye out for major health issues and providing tips for maintaining good oral health. Your oral health is tied directly to your overall health (learn more about your oral microbiome here), so any attention you provide to your mouth, teeth, and airway is beneficial to your whole body.  

Below is a brief outlook of our general dentistry services that we provide to encourage better health. Browse through our resources and articles to learn more about the general dental care we provide.

Dental cleanings (prophylaxis)


Normally recommended every six months, this general dentistry service reinforces the home-care oral health regimen of brushing and flossing and gives our team an opportunity to locate areas in the mouth that may need special attention. For additional reading about dental cleanings and general dentistry services, see the following resource:

Digital cavity detecting radiology


Low radiation option to look for areas of decay or pre-decay in between your teeth. For additional information about digital cavity detecting radiology, read the following article:

Fluoride strengthening treatments


Naturally occurring fluoride can be used to strengthen tooth enamel and prevent weakened areas from turning to cavities.  Sometimes it can even reverse cavities! For more information about fluoride strengthening treatments, see the following resources:

Sealants


Protective tooth colored layer over deep grooves can help to prevent cavities when teeth first erupt in the mouth by sealing out plaque and bacteria. For more information about dental sealants, read the following resource:


A tongue-tie can impact feeding, speaking, sleeping, chronic pain, and a whole host of other issues! For additional information about tongue-tie procedures, see the following resources:

Oral cancer screening


We look for signs of cancer or precancerous conditions in your mouth. The goal of oral cancer screening is to identify mouth cancer early, when there is a greater chance for a cure. For additional information about oral cancer screenings, see the following resources:

Fillings


Tooth colored, mercury-free material is used to repair dentistry areas where tooth decay or wear have caused cavities. For additional reading on fillings, read the following resource:

Periodontal treatments


Periodontal disease is bad for your entire health! Treating it every three to four months can help with chronic health issues. For additional reading on periodontal treatments and our general dentistry services, read the following resource:

Tooth extractions


Gentle removal of a tooth that cannot be saved, a tooth extraction can get you out of pain or prevent infection. For more information about tooth extractions, see these resources:

Caring for your oral microbiome


Inside our mouth is a unique community of microbes (bacteria, fungi, and viruses) – called our oral microbiome. Our mouth relies on it to remain balanced so that we can stay healthy. When our microbiome becomes unbalanced, it can wreak havoc on our overall health. Learn more about your oral microbiome and its fascinating connection to your overall health here: 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is general dentistry?

General dentistry is the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the body’s oral and maxillofacial region (ADA, American Dental Association). Rather than specializing in one area, general dentists offer restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dental exams and teeth cleanings, cavity fillings, pediatric dentistry, and more.

What do I need to know about general dentistry services?

General dentistry services are available for individuals of all ages - from infants to adults. Whether preventative, restorative, or emergency dental, we provide care for all types of dental issues.

What is the cost of general dentistry services offered?

The cost of general dentistry services greatly depends on the complexity of the dental issue, oral health history, and more. For an accurate quote, schedule an appointment and we’ll provide a cost for your unique situation. 

What are the benefits of getting general dentistry services?

You can provide great care for your teeth through regular preventative check ups and cleaning, and by addressing common dental issues. By giving care to your teeth now, you’ll ensure your teeth's longevity and better overall health for years to come.  

How do I book an appointment for a general dentistry checkup?

To schedule an appointment, simply fill out this form here and we’ll be in touch regarding getting you into our office. Questions or prefer to do it the old-fashioned way? Feel free to give us a call at 303.732.8909.

Ready to schedule an appointment for general dentistry services in Lakewood, CO?


Dental cleanings (prophylaxis)

Normally recommended every six months, This professional service reinforces the home-care oral health regimen of brushing and flossing and gives our team an opportunity to locate areas in the mouth that may need special attention.


Oral cancer screening

We look for signs of cancer or precancerous conditions in your mouth. The goal of oral cancer screening is to identify mouth cancer early, when there is a greater chance for a cure.


Digital cavity detecting radiology

Low radiation option to look for areas of decay or pre-decay in between your teeth.


Fillings

Tooth colored, mercury-free material is used to repair areas where tooth decay or wear have caused cavities.


Fluoride strengthening treatments

Naturally occuring fluoride can be used to strengthen tooth enamel and prevent weakened areas from turning to cavities.  Sometimes it can even reverse cavities!


Periodontal treatments

Periodontal disease is bad for your entire health!  Treating it every three to four months can help with chronic health issues.


Sealants

Protective tooth colored layer over deep grooves can help to prevent cavities when teeth first erupt in the mouth by sealing out plaque and bacteria.


Tooth extractions

Gentle removal of a tooth that cannot be samed, a tooth extraction can get you out of pain or prevent infection.


Tongue-tie procedures

A tongue-tie can impact feeding, speaking, sleeping, chronic pain, and a whole host of other issues!

Fox Point Dental Office in Lakewood

303.732.8909
13701 W. Jewell Ave, Suite 101
Lakewood, CO 80228