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Routine Exams


Daily brushing and flossing will keep dental calculus to a minimum, but a professional dental cleaning will remove calculus in places your toothbrush and floss have missed. Your visit to our office is an important part of your program to prevent gum disease. Dental exams give us the opportunity to evaluate your current methods of dental care and provide suggestions for future care in order to protect you from complications such as cavities and gum disease. They also allow us to detect problems early so they can be fixed quickly and easily.

Dental exams should generally take place every six months. However, consult with our team to decide how often you should be examined, for we may suggest that you visit more frequently based on factors such as smoking, frequency of cavities and genetic susceptibility to tooth and root decay as well as gum disease.



  • Update of medical and dental history chart

  • An examination of your teeth and soft tissues  

  • Oral Cancer Screening

  • Tissue and bone assessment

  • Tooth stability and bite examination

  • Cleaning and polishing of your teeth

  • Oral hygiene review

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