A critical part of preventive dentistry is patient education. Dr. Michael Mostofi, an Aliso Viejo Dentist, takes the time to educate his patients about the importance of at-home care. At-home procedures can help in the prevention of dental disease, including regular and proper brushing, flossing and mouth rinses.
In today's modern world, there are hundreds of products and devices to assist the patient in maintaining their oral health. It is great that all these tools are available to the patient, but it can also be confusing for the patient to decide which products are best for them. Luckily, Dr. Michael Mostofi can not only help each individual patient decide which products and devices are best for their individual needs, but he can also help them to avoid techniques and products that might be a waste of time or money. He can also steer patients away from things that might be harmful to their teeth and gums.
Another important aspect of patient education is to make sure that the patient is aware of all available dental treatments, and everything pertaining to their oral health. The Latin meaning for the word "doctor" is "to teach." Dr. Michael Mostofi strives to teach each patient about not only how to take care of their mouths, but also to teach them about all the modern treatments available to create a healthy oral condition, and the most beautiful smile possible. Getting the correct treatments for each individual patient is the best prevention against further dental problems down the road. Knowledge is power; and the more educated you become about everything related to your oral health will help you to keep a healthy smile for a lifetime. Call Dr. Michael Mostofi now so that you can start learning about the many ways to maintain and achieve the best oral health possible.