At O’Kane & Monssen, preventive dentistry in St. Paul, MN is an everyday collaboration between us and you. With a balanced diet and good oral hygiene at home and thoughtful care at our office, you can maintain a great smile and better overall health.
Here’s what to expect at a preventive appointment:
Dental exam centered on your dental needs
Oral cancer screening
Functional bite analysis
Review diagnostic x-rays, if needed
Periodontal exam, checking the health of gums and bone
Beautifully cleaned and polished teeth
Sealants and fluoride are also great preventive treatments
that help protect the teeth. Keeping regular dentist appointments in St. Paul is a great way to maintain your health.
At O'kane & Monssen, we offer Oral ID™ screenings to every patient at every wellness exam.
Oral ID™ uses a proven "fluorescence technology" that provides an aid in visualization of abnormal lesions, including cancer and pre-cancer that may not be apparent to the naked eye. Fluorescence technology has been used in the medical field for many years, and in the dental field it has successfully screened more than 25 million patients in the past decade.
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“I finally talked my wife
into coming to Highland
to see O’Kane &
Monssen. After her
appointment, she was
bragging how ‘lovely’ her
first appointment was, her
teeth didn’t hurt after the
cleaning, she felt
ahh-mazing! O’Kane &
Monssen has the coolest
hygienists ever, you
– Jason W.
Use a soft brush
Hold the brush at a 45-degree angle
Always feel the bristles
on your gums
Brush all tooth surfaces
Brush your tongue