General Dentistry

Our wide range of general dentistry services help you maintain the healthy smile you deserve.

img_general_dentistryAt Kettleman Dental Care, Dr. Omar Sattout offers general dentistry services to patients of all ages. A family dentist, Dr. Sattout provides preventive dental services as the first line of defense against dental and oral health problems. Existing issues can be treated with modern methods involving state-of-the-art dental techniques for the most comfortable and efficient treatment. 

Prevention for children starts very early, as soon as the eruption of the first baby tooth. At this time parents are encouraged to call for an appointment to bring their child for the first dental visit. This is a simple visit that primarily involves a brief exam and an opportunity for the parent and child to get to know the dentist and staff. Early dental visits for a child can mean an easier time getting him or her to see the dentist later on.

Older children can have sealants applied to their teeth to block out food particles and help fight cavities and tooth decay. Sealants are painless, and though they are usually done for children and teens, adults can get them too.

Regular dental exams should be scheduled every six months for adults. A routine exam usually involves X-rays, an exam and a cleaning. A cleaning can reverse simple gum disease, gingivitis, if it is present, get each tooth sparkling clean and deliver fluoride for strong enamel. An exam can catch signs of gingivitis and other oral health issues. Coming in for a checkup every six months can prevent dental problems that might require involved treatment if they are not caught early. Along with daily brushing and flossing at home, regular checkups can keep away bad breath, sensitive gums and most toothache pain.

Dental services Dr. Sattout provides include restoration of decayed, damaged or broken teeth with fillings, crowns or composite veneers. Simple extractions and tooth replacement services include dentures, partials and bridges. Teeth that are damaged can sometimes be saved with endodontic therapy; a root canal. Today root canals are more comfortable than ever before and can prevent a tooth from needing extraction and replacement.

General dentistry also includes cosmetic dental services including teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, cosmetic bonding, white fillings, Invisalign and much more.

Call Kettleman Dental Care now at our office in Lodi, California, 209-224-5348. We can set up an appointment for an exam or a consultation for you to come in and meet us and talk about your dental health.