A dental checkup and cleaning is the best way to ensure you keep your teeth for a lifetime.
During the checkup appointment the dentist and/or hygeinist work together to:
- remove accumulations of plaque and tartar will be removed from your teeth and around your gumline.
- dental radiographs (xrays) may be prescribed routinely to check for areas of decay on the teeth or other dental problems
- flouride gels or rinses may be prescribed
- assess the health of the teeth, gums, and soft and hard tissues around the mouth.
Routine dental checkup provide you the opportunity to find small problems in your mouth early and correct them before they become big problems.