General & Preventive Dentistry
Perry Hall’s Proactive Care
Having a healthy smile goes beyond regular brushing and flossing. Keeping routine checkups are important to maintain not just oral health, but overall health as well. We take a proactive approach, preventing problems before they become a larger issue.
The best diagnostic tool is a comprehensive dental exam. It’s designed to detect underlying problems to assist in the creation of a personalized treatment plan. Our examinations are thorough and comfortable, for care you can trust.
Preventive dentistry is meant to do just what it’s name implies — prevent problems and disease from occurring. Oral cancer prevention is of the utmost importance to your mouth and overall health. If detected early enough through routine screenings, oral cancer is treatable.
Throughout your general care experience at Perry Hall Family Dental, you will notice careful attention is paid to not only your teeth but also your gums. It’s part of our periodontal therapy, focused on ensuring your gums are free of disease. It’s important to treat an infection of the gums promptly to avoid potential damage to the rest of the body. Dr. Fried is specialty trained in periodontology and can provide a variety of nonsurgical and surgical solutions to cover many common gum issues.
No matter what your dentistry needs are, please know we are always here for you and want you to feel as comfortable as possible at all times. We understand going through any dental procedure can be cause nervousness. Which is why part of our deep dedication and commitment to personalized care means we offer sedation options. It’s just another integral part of our general and preventive dentistry protocol.
We focus our dental care on you — your mouth, your goals, your needs.
Dr. Fried performs every comprehensive exam, which includes x-rays, oral cancer screenings, and a full periodontal exam of your gum tissue. These exams allow us to customize a treatment plan that will meet all of your dental goals and bring out your beautiful, sparkling smile.
Oral Cancer Screenings
Early detection can be lifesaving when it comes to oral cancer. The major risk factors include alcohol and tobacco use, although anyone can develop oral cancer. We use visual and manual screening methods to seek out any tissue abnormalities, and keep you safe and healthy. Don’t wait to get checked!
We use traditional film and panoramic x-rays to get a really good look at what’s happening under the surface. Our x-rays help to diagnose issues with your roots and structure of your teeth, allowing us to take a proactive approach to treatment before minor problems become larger complications.
Excellent hygiene habits are the first step to achieving a lifelong smile that sparkles. We recommend a professional deep cleaning every 6 months to keep your smile looking and feeling great. Our hygienists use Cavitron scalers, which removes plaque and tartar buildup between your teeth. Your smile deserves the best.
Dr. Andrew Fried is specially trained in periodontology, and provides a full range of surgical and non-surgical periodontal therapy. Exposed roots? Gummy smile? No problem. We focus on the health of your gum tissue and create a treatment plan to reverse the effects of chronic periodontitis.
Fluoride can replenish minerals to the tooth enamel and decrease painful sensations on sensitive teeth. The American Dental Association recommends that everyone at risk for dental caries (tooth decay) receive regular fluoride treatments when they visit the dentist. That’s why we treat both children and adults at every visit.
Do your kids play sports? Consider a custom-fitted mouthguard to protect their teeth during activity. Are you prone to grinding your teeth at night? We can fit you for a special bruxism mouthguard to counter wear and damage caused by nighttime grinding. Your smile is an investment in your happiness. Protect it.
Your comfort during every procedure is important. Should you require a more in-depth procedure, we can offer oral sedation to ensure your relaxed throughout treatment? We’ll prescribe medication that will keep you awake and aware, but relaxed and pain-free the entire time.
Emergencies happen. When they do, reach out to the dental office you trust. At Perry Hall Family Dental, we’ll see you as soon as possible. All of our patients have direct access to Dr. Fried 24/7! Don’t let a dental emergency disrupt your daily routine. We’ll get your mouth back to feeling happy and healthy in a timely manner.
Combat gum disease with our specialized periodontal therapy! Call 410-256-6760