At Whalen Dentistry, we believe that prevention really is the best medicine. A little bit of effort today can prevent a whole host of costly and painful oral health problems down the road. That’s why it is our primary mission to educate our patients on the importance of nutrition, oral hygiene, and lifestyle habits that can make a big difference for your oral and overall health.
It may sound cliché, but oral hygiene really is one of, if not the biggest factor that contributes to your state of oral health. Check out our oral hygiene page for some helpful tips and tricks for keeping your mouth clean and healthy at home – so you can ace your next checkup!
Did you know that gum disease affects over half of the American adult population, while many cases remain undiagnosed? Did you also know that left untreated, gum disease can lead to serious systemic health problems like heart disease and stroke? Visit our Gum Disease page to learn more.
Oral cancer is one of the most common and most deadly forms of cancer in America. Your Cornelius dentist is in a unique position to detect and diagnose oral cancer in its early stage before the disease progresses. We’re happy to perform oral cancer screenings as part of your regular exams.
One important service we offer at Whalen Dentistry is custom mouth guards. These have many benefits for our patients and can be used for children or adults during sporting activities, as well as at night for patients who clench and grind their teeth or suffer from TMJ/TMD.
If you’re looking for a new general dentist in Cornelius to provide all of your dental needs under one roof – you’ve come to the right place. If you have any questions about general dentistry or would like to schedule an appointment with your Cornelius dentist – Dr. Ryan S. Whalen at Whalen Dentistry – give us a call today at (704) 621-4454 – New Patients or (704) 655-2292 – Current Patients.