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Dr. Todd Mabry and Dr. Colleen Murphy offer a comprehensive range of general dentistry options that can help you maintain the health of your teeth and gums. For patients of all ages, our doctors can prevent future dental issues from occurring, fix current problems, and give you the best possible care for your needs. We want to provide you with a healthy, beautiful smile for years to come!
Oral exams are a necessary part of preventive dental care. They are a way for our dentists to see what’s going on with your teeth and gums and create an effective treatment plan. Remember, early dental care often translates to less dental care down the road. With at least two regular oral exams and professional teeth cleanings each year, problem areas can be treated before they become much worse.
Dr. Mabry and Dr. Murphy see patients of all ages for procedures ranging from routine dental care to major dental rehabilitation. We make it a point to make children feel as comfortable as possible at our practice, and we offer a number of options to help them develop healthy teeth and gums. For older patients, our doctors offer advanced general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry techniques to solve common problems and enhance both the form and function of teeth and gums. It’s a great pleasure for our dental team to treat patients from the very young to the very young at heart!
Professional dental cleanings should be scheduled depending on your periodontal health. Each individual patient has a different susceptibility to periodontal disease, and some patients may need to be seen more often than once every six months. Routine dental cleanings are one of the most important things you can do to ensure the health of your teeth and gums.
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Sealants are terrific preventive dentistry treatments designed to save your teeth from decay that starts in the deep grooves of your back molars. This is a simple and virtually painless procedure. The teeth are first cleaned and then a resin sealant is placed in the grooves of the back teeth. This durable sealant works to prevent bacteria from causing cavities in these grooves. Sealants can prevent severe damage from occurring along the back teeth, which can ultimately save you from more extensive treatment down the road.
North Scottsdale Dental Studio is committed to high standards of infection control. We take sterilization very seriously, and we employ a sterilization expert to help test and monitor infection control procedures in our practice. Our dental team uses disposable materials whenever possible, and we make sure that reusable equipment is thoroughly disinfected after each use. A safe, clean environment is one of our highest priorities.
In a dental emergency, the chief concern is relieving your pain. Dental emergencies will always be seen as soon as possible in an effort to ease your discomfort and perform the necessary treatment for the affected area. If you feel you are suffering a dental emergency, please call us at (480) 582-1358.
This is the first line of treatment for periodontal disease. Scaling and root planing is a procedure designed to remove pockets of bacteria and tartar from deep within the gums. This procedure can be essential to ensuring that gum disease does not worsen and become a much more serious problem.
The term “green dentistry” refers to special techniques and efforts that dental practices can employ to reduce—or even eliminate—the negative effect particular products, treatments, and processes can potentially have on the health of patients and the environment. At North Scottsdale Dental Studio, we utilize mercury-free and non-toxic materials, digital x-rays, laser therapy, and organic cleansing agents for numerous services and procedures. In addition, we operate a paperless office that runs partially on renewable energy generated from the solar panels attached to our roof. All of these elements enable us to optimize the total wellness of our patients and reduce our carbon footprint without sacrificing top-quality care.
Dr. Mabry and Dr. Murphy can help reduce the damaging effects of periodontal (gum) disease and prevent it from getting worse. Periodontal disease affects millions of Americans, and can ultimately cause bleeding and inflamed gums, movement of the teeth, and even tooth loss. Plus, many studies suggest that untreated gum disease may be linked to overall health problems such as stroke, hypertension (high blood pressure), and heart disease. The good news is, advanced techniques such as laser gum treatment and deep scaling/root planing can remove harmful bacteria and diminish further harm to your teeth and gums. Our doctors offer a range of effective periodontal treatments to help you keep the effects of gingivitis and even more severe gum disease at bay.
Those of you who engage in contact (and even some non-contact) sports can significantly reduce the chances of severe trauma and injury to your teeth with custom-made Athletic Mouthguards. Many people who have sustained terrible damage to their teeth and gums resulting from an impact collision during a sporting event could have dramatically limited the effects if they had been wearing an Athletic Mouthguard. North Scottsdale Dental Studio offers high-quality, comfortable, and inexpensive Mouthguards to help you protect your teeth and gums.
Digital x-rays help to significantly lower radiation exposure. In fact, by using digital x-rays instead of traditional x-ray imaging, our patients’ exposure to radiation can be reduced by as much as 90 percent! As an added bonus, the use of digital technology enables our office to eliminate the need for harmful chemicals required to develop traditional x-rays, many of which are toxic to the environment.
Our practice uses organic cleansing agents and other non-toxic dental materials during routine check-ups, teeth cleanings, and various treatments. These products are formulated without any harmful dyes, chemicals, or other elements that may negatively affect oral or overall health, and they are proven to work just as effectively at keeping the teeth beautiful and clean.
Please contact North Scottsdale Dental Studio for more information, or to schedule an appointment. With the many advanced dental care options available at our practice, Dr. Mabry and Dr. Murphy can help you maintain healthy teeth and gums for a beautiful, refreshing smile!
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