Preventive Dental Care An Overview
Regular brushing and flossing are essential elements in maintaining your oral health. Good dental hygiene also requires regular visits to the dentist for professional teeth cleanings and oral exams.
Richard Van Gurp, DDS is a Charlotte dentist with more than 20 years experience. Our office is conveniently located in the Belle Grove Office Park at the Arboretum in Charlotte, NC. We provide personalized dental care for patients founded on disease prevention and patient education, two key elements for successful dentistry and a lasting smile. Patient comfort is also an important part of our approach to your care and all members of our dental team will work to ensure that patients understand their dental treatment, feel relaxed and are provided with personalized oral hygiene advice for at home care.
Proactive Dentistry: Preventing Complex Problems
Attentive to the needs of his patients, Dr. Van Gurp listens to your concerns and reviews any problems identified by the hygienist. We look for signs of underlying, undiagnosed dental concerns that can have an impact on the longevity of your dentistry and the health of your smile.
By taking a proactive approach to your dental health, he is able to prevent future or more complex dental problems from occurring. His recommendations for your treatment address both your immediate dental issues as well as those problems that he has detected early – which offers the benefit of treatment that is much more conservative.