General & Family Dentistry in Buffalo Grove

General dentistry serves as the fundamental basis for a lifetime of optimal oral health. Though Dr. Natalya does offer restorative dentistry services to repair damaged smiles, our primary goal is to prevent decay and disease in the first place. With preventive dentistry treatments customized to fulfill your unique needs, Countryside Dental is your trusted source for exams, dental hygiene, children's dentistry, and so much more.

Periodic Exams and Cleanings

Your home hygiene routine is a critical component of your smile's continued health. Brushing, flossing, and using an ADA-approved mouthwash every day reduces your risk of developing a variety of oral health issues, including tooth decay and gum disease. Biannual checkups at Countryside Dental, however, are even more important. It is during these general dentistry visits that our team meticulously examines each and every surface of your teeth and gums, carefully clearing away any plaque or tartar that may have accumulated in hard-to-reach places. You'll leave our office feeling refreshed and confident in the health of your smile.

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Prevent Cavities with Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are thin, protective layers of resin coating that are painted over the chewing surfaces of the teeth. They are primarily used to protect the molars and premolars in children and teens, though some adult cases may warrant the use of sealants as well. Acid-causing bacteria and food debris tend to result in decay most frequently in the deep grooves of these teeth, and cleaning them properly can prove a challenge to young children who are just learning to brush. The sealant application process is quick and painless. Within mere minutes, the teeth are protected against cavities for up to 10 years.

Periodontal Care for Healthy Gums

Did you know that the health of your gums greatly impacts your overall health as well? Periodontal disease affects up to 85% of American adults, making it one of the most prevalent health conditions in the country. Keeping your gums healthy as you age substantially diminishes your risk of developing related health conditions, including heart disease, stroke, pancreatic cancer, and respiratory illnesses, among others. With routine care as well as scaling and root planing, our team can return your gums to health and comfort.

Oral Cancer Screening Saves Lives

At Countryside Dental, our goal is to help each and every one of our patients enjoy a lifetime of exceptional oral health and happy, beautiful smiles. To this end, we perform oral cancer screenings at periodic checkups, ensuring that our patients have the clear advantage when it comes to fighting this aggressive disease. Successful treatment of oral cancer is dependent largely upon early detection, and the importance of screening cannot be emphasized enough. Oral cancer screening is painless and included as a part of our general dentistry services.

Nurture Your Child's Smile with Pediatric Dentistry

As a parent, you do everything you can to keep your child safe, happy, and healthy. Ensure that your little one receives gentle, personalized dental care with Dr. Natalya and our experienced team. We offer a broad range of pediatric dentistry services, including routine exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, space maintainers, and more. If your child or teen is involved in athletic activities, we offer custom sports mouthguards as well. We'll always take the time to get to know your son or daughter, setting the stage for a future of excellent oral health.

Schedule Your Visit Today

Has it been more than six months since your last checkup and hygiene visit at Countryside Dental? If so, there's never been a better time to schedule your appointment. We can't wait to show you what a difference our gentle, caring, and patient-centric approach can make in the health and beauty of your smile. Conveniently located in Buffalo Grove, IL, our practice is privileged to serve the complete oral healthcare needs of families from throughout Long Grove, Vernon Hills, Lincolnshire, Hawthorn Woods, and beyond.