QUICK FACTS:

  • Most adults show signs of gum disease. Severe gum disease affects about 14% of adults aged 45 to 54. 
  • Chronic disabling diseases such as jaw joint diseases (TMD), diabetes, and osteoporosis affect millions of Americans and compromise oral health and functioning. 
  • Women report certain painful mouth and facial conditions (TMD disorders, migraine headaches, and burning mouth syndrome) more often than men. 
  • Patients with weakened immune systems, such as those infected with HIV, and who use some medications such as steroids are at higher risk for some oral problems. 
  • Employed adults lose more than 164 million hours of work each year due to oral health problems or dental visits.

SPECTRUM OFFERS the following to maintain good oral health:

  • Routine dental cleanings
  • Oral examinations
  • Digital X-rays/panoramic X-rays
  • Cleanings (prophy)/scaling
  • Oral hygiene education
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Sealants
  • Fillings
  • Dentures/partials
  • Root canals
  • Crowns
  • Extractions
  • Referral for patients who may benefit from braces
  • Latest imaging technology
  • Electronic medical records