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General Dentistry


Professional dental exams are all about prevention – preventing existing problems from getting worse and preventing dental problems from developing in the future. Regular dental exams make it possible to identify and treat a problem in its earliest stage.

We offer ultrasonic cleaning, as an alternative to traditional teeth cleanings. An ultrasonic scaler rather than a manual scaler is used to remove deposits, kill harmful microbes and eliminate bacteria around the teeth and gums through high-frequency sound waves. Many patients find these teeth cleanings more comfortable than traditional teeth cleanings because they are quicker, quieter and pain-free.

Symmetry hygienists partner with you to help you understand and maximize the benefits of a quality home care routine in conjunction with regular hygiene visits at the office.



We are committed to educating our patients about oral cancer and early detection. A routine VELscope Oral Cancer detection screening is part of each six-month hygienist appointment with no added fee. Additionally, we offer this free cancer screening service to any patient family member or friend patient or not.

Dr. Melfi With a Patient

Periodontal Treatment

Our hygienists are trained to monitor your periodontal health and offer a nonsurgical treatment plan to manage care including, Arestin and Solea, and cleaning specifically designed to manage periodontal disease. All of the current research on periodontal disease indicates a relationship between your oral health, including gums, and heart disease, diabetes, pneumonia in the elderly, and chronic inflammation related to other systemic diseases. Every patient in our practice is informed and engaged with us regarding the need for nonsurgical periodontal therapy to establish and maintain their optimal oral health.

Sports Guards
Night Guard

Night Guards

Teeth grinding and clenching, known as bruxism, is a very common condition. Untreated, grinding can wear down your teeth and cause bone and gum loss, and even headaches that can lead to significant health issues. A dental nightguard is a simple oral appliance that looks and acts just like a mouthguard worn by football and hockey players, but is uniquely designed to be comfortably worn at night while you sleep. Having a custom nightguard can improve your health and is a cost-effective solution designed to prevent oral health issues.