Use Your Dental Benefits!

Some of the plans offered to employees by their employers vary in both covered services and frequency of care. Most basic dental plans provide regular check-ups which include a general exam by your dentist, x-rays on an annual basis, and a thorough cleaning every six months to remove tartar build-up. Other services that may be offered include fluoride treatments, tooth... read more »

What Is a Sealant?

Your child’s daily routine involves brushing and flossing, hopefully twice a day; but if the word cavity continues to be a part of your dental office visit, then dental sealants might be a great option for your child. Even when brushing and flossing regularly, complete removal of plaque from the deep grooves of back teeth, molars and bicuspids is extremely... read more »

Healthy Beautiful Smiles!

We love our patients and enjoy helping them achieve their healthiest and most beautiful smiles. We also love to help our patients get the most from their dental plans. Especially with a family, we know that dental costs can add up, which is why our patients trust us to help them utilize the services their dental plan provides. Have you... read more »

Maintain Your Healthy Smile!

Routine exams are an important part of maintaining a healthy smile. During a regular checkup, a thorough and professional cleaning is given to the patient and may include fluoride treatment and X-rays. This is important because these procedures can prevent or identify problems early, which are future costs that can be avoided. If your employer offers a dental plan, it... read more »

You and Your Dental Benefits

Dental benefits are offered by many companies to their employees and their families either as part of a compensation package or available through payroll deduction. Typical dental benefit plans cover services received within a calendar year and are outlined the benefits for patients to be treated within a specified time period. For example, plans provide for a professional dental cleaning... read more »

Youth Sport Safety!

Is your young athlete ready for the fall sports season to begin? Along with the proper sporting equipment, make sure their teeth are protected, too, especially if your child has braces. Mouthguards can be custom-fitted in our office, or you can buy one at a sporting goods store. Wearing a mouthguard significantly reduces the risk of chipping, breaking or knocking... read more »

Are You Purchasing School Supplies?

When you are purchasing the new pens and pencils, let your child pick out a new toothbrush. You and your child should be changing toothbrushes every 3 months; now’s a great time to make the switch. Frayed bristles are inefficient in cleaning teeth and gums. When your child has the flu or a cold, change the toothbrush to be sure... read more »

We Have Time for You!

Our team is focused on caring for our patients’ dental health, and we hope that we can help save you time by providing the best care possible. We realize our patients live busy lives, and taking the time to make an appointment for a routine exam may not always be easy. But, oral health is important to our general health.... read more »

Do All My Wisdom Teeth Need to Come Out?

Summer is the perfect time to schedule wisdom teeth evaluation and removal since school is not in session. You may find this hard to believe, but not everyone needs to have wisdom teeth extracted. The necessity for having the teeth removed is often created when a person’s mouth is too small to accommodate four more teeth. Often your dental health... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Petrusha Family Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles.... read more »