Dental Examinations and Checkups - John W. DOVGAN - Phoenix, AZ 85032

Maintain a Healthy Smile with General Dentistry


Serving patients in Phoenix and the surrounding communities, Dr. Dovgan provides an array of general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry services with a focus on helping our guests achieve optimum oral health. We aim to give our patients comprehensive preventive and general dentistry care that helps detect potential conditions and diseases as early possible while also protecting the entire oral health system with preventive treatments. In addition to thorough checkups and cleanings, we offer preventive care such as fluoride treatments, dental sealants, and night guards.

COMPREHENSIVE CLEANINGS AND CHECKUPS

On top of committing to living a healthy lifestyle complete with eating a balanced diet and practicing proper oral hygiene, people should receive two checkups and cleanings a year to increase the likelihood of early detection of potential problems and preserve the health of teeth and gums.

Professional cleanings are necessary because home care is not enough to remove harmful substances that contribute to tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. During cleanings, our dental hygienists will gently scrape away tartar and plaque without damaging the surface of teeth. Teeth will then be polished with clinical grade tools. Like checkups, cleanings are an opportune time to look for signs of common conditions like gum disease, tooth wear, and thinning tooth enamel.

Some folks may underestimate the importance of a dental checkup. During oral examinations, our dentist will screen for many conditions and diseases that can threaten oral health and general wellbeing. If conditions such as decay are detected in the early stages, we can often resolve them with fillings or other simple treatments. We also provide root canal therapy to treat advanced decay and eliminate the need for tooth extraction.

In addition to evaluating the health of teeth, gums, and facial bones, Dr. Dovgan will perform an oral cancer screening. When oral cancers are detected and treated early, it can literally save a person’s life.

PREVENTIVE CARE

Preventing disease is a major focus at our practice. Stopping the development and advancements of conditions like tooth wear, gum disease, and cavities can save our patients’ time and money as well as their oral health.

To help strengthen teeth and prevent decay, Dr. Dovgan may recommend a variety of general dentistry treatments, including fluoride treatment or the application of a dental sealant. Fluoride is used to strengthen tooth enamel while a sealant is used to fill in the grooves and pits of a tooth to prevent decay.

Night guards are also helpful. These oral appliances are worn during sleep to protect teeth from scraping against one another since many patients grind and clench their teeth at night. A custom night guard can prevent tooth wear and enamel damage, both of which contribute to the development of injured and decayed teeth.

To schedule a cleaning or checkup with our caring and experienced team, call our practice today.

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3841 E Thunderbird Rd,
Ste 101
Phoenix, AZ 85032

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Phoenix, AZ 85032

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The Perfect Autumn
The Perfect Autumn
16:57 08 Oct 19
As a new patient, I recently visited this dental office and left very pleased after my first visit. Both the dentist and his staff were very warm and welcoming. I hadn't been to a dentist in a few years and this alone was adding to my uneasiness about setting up an appointment for an exam, and then dealing with which dentist to choose on top of it all? (Like many things, putting off a visit to the dentist is never a wise move.) After sorting through many reviews I then settled on Dr. Dovgan's office and was glad I did. Both Dr. Dovgan and his staff had me feeling very at ease in no time. I found this dental location to be equipped with all the latest modern technology, very stylish & clean and not rushed for time...nowadays, a pleasant surprise. (...Also, special praise here to dental hygienist "Sonata" for her gentle approach and also for really taking the time to conduct a thorough exam and cleaning of my teeth & gums. Thanks, Girl!!) Additionally, also nice was the ample, easy access parking and the comparability in pricing to the many other dentists out there. :)Upon leaving I felt I had made the right choice for myself in trusting Dr. Dovgan and his team of professionals with my dental concerns and I learned that even though my end results were not perfect ( -due to my own actions- ), they were better than anticipated and attainable. If you've (too) been playing dental roulette, procrastinating out of fear of the unknown ( -"unknown as in: "what's really going on inside my mouth??" -or- "which unknown dental office should I choose from??"- ) then this dentist and his team may be the place for you to try, as well. I wouldn't hesitate at all in recommending Dr. Dovgan's dental services. Thank you for my positive visit to the dentist!! :)Remove review
Samantha Henson
Samantha Henson
17:38 25 Apr 19
I’ve been coming to this office for the last 18 YEARS (since I was 7 years old) and I love Dr. Dovgan! I never understood how anyone could hate going to the dentist before because I loved going to mine. He’s gentle, charismatic, and extremely knowledgeable in many different aspects of dentistry. The family feeling is great with the staff and they have always been so accommodating to my scheduling needs. I loved his practice so much growing up that I decided to join the dental field myself. I’d highly recommend anyone to come to his office.
Julia Sanders
Julia Sanders
20:30 28 Aug 18
I have always hated going to the dentist, but I've finally found a place that I like going to! The staff is extremely friendly and Dr. Dovgan is great at what he does. I always have a great experience with my cleanings and today I had a filling done by Dr Dovgan and it was fast and pain free! I would definitely recommend him. Thank you for making me feel at ease
Karenlee Thorpe
Karenlee Thorpe
17:40 01 Jun 17
I have been a patient of Dr. Dovgan for approximately 2-3 years. My experiences have been extremely positive. The staff are very efficient, friendly, professional, knowledgeable and helpful. Dr. Dovgan is an excellent dentist He has assisted me with difficult dental issues. I have had absolutely no problems with his work. He is friendly, helpful, professional and extremely competent. I would have no hesitation to recommend Dr. Dovgan and his office for any dental needs.
Kathleen Garast
Kathleen Garast
19:24 31 May 17
Dr. Dovgan and every member of his staff that I have met represent the perfect blend of a highly professional, efficient and welcoming facility. They are up to date on the latest procedures, they are willing to take the time to explain what is going to be done and they stand behind the work they do always assuring my complete satisfaction. I've had a range of work done from simple cleaning as well as complex procedures and I have been totally satisfied with the care, the cost and the results. I am happy to do this review because I've had less than positive experiences elsewhere and I hope this review can guide others to a positive experience with Dr. Dovgan and his staff.
Robert Barbour
Robert Barbour
19:09 31 May 17
I have to admit, I am extremely difficult to please. Having work in large inbound call centers and dealing with nothing but complaints...all I can say about Dr Dovgan and entire staff is I have NO complaints! I only have praise and compliments! EVERYONE there is simply WONDERFUL.