Your comfort and peace of mind are always Dr. Andow's top priority. You'll always be greeted with a welcoming "Hello!" and be treated with your best interests in mind. Our calm and friendly atmosphere is only enhanced by numerous complimentary "extras". During procedures, you can enjoy listening to stereo headphones or watching a movie on your own personalized DVD viewing system. We offer nitrous oxide (laughing gas) and oral sedation as well as IV sedation for those that may be apprehensive. And, of course, you can always try our cozy blankets and bottled water. All the comforts of home!
You'll find that Dr. Andow and his staff will spend the time and listen to what your concerns are about your mouth. This insight about what is important to you makes us better able to address any of these concerns you have. We want you to get the quality dental care that you deserve, so Dr. Andow provides you with a thorough dental examination -- checking the overall health of your teeth and gums, evaluating your bite and TMJ, performing an oral cancer exam , and taking x-rays, when necessary. He then presents you with a personalized treatment plan to help you achieve the goals you set for your dental as well as overall health.
Prevention and Your Health
Dr. Andow truly believes that preventive care and education are the keys to optimize your dental health. The whole staff makes every effort to provide you with “dental health care” and not “disease care”. You'll find that we are devoted in spending time discussing how to prevent cavities and gum disease, how to reduce gum recession and wear on teeth and how to live a healthier life through preventive dental care. Not only are we focused on the health and beauty of your smile, but we’re also concerned about your overall health. We provide a mercury amalgam safe environment as well as a gluten free environment.
Your Child's Dental Health
As far as the care of your child's dental health -- we're parents, too, so we understand the importance of a fun and enjoyable visit. Dr. Andow will take special care of your child so they leave the office with a smile on their face. We also understand the importance of starting your child on a good dental routine at a young age. Our hygienists will spend the time teaching your child proper brushing habits that will stay with them their whole life.
For your safety and peace of mind, we adhere to the most rigorous standards as recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for sterilization techniques and infection control.
As for dental emergencies, Dr. Andow believes that an emergency is just that, an emergency. If you have a dental emergency, we will see you that day, regardless. If this occurs outside of office hours, Dr. Andow is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Keeping Ahead of Changing Times
To provide you with the most current technology, Dr. Andow and his staff continually update office techniques, dental procedures and equipment. You'll find that we pride ourselves in providing you the dental care you need to keep your smile healthy. So we keep ahead of changing times by attending dental lectures, meetings and conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products and the newest equipment that a modern dental office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art dental care. Also, being members of various professional dental associations helps us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession.
A Positive Experience for You
Building a foundation of trust by treating you as a special individual is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits, and how we can make a difference in providing a relaxing and positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with comfortable, personalized care and service to make your visits a positive experience that will keep you smiling for a lifetime.