A dental examination consists of verifying the state of the teeth and oral structures to maximizing your oral health while meeting your goals and expectations. During a dental exam, the dentist or hygienist will check your teeth to uncover new cavities, check for calculus deposits, and identify gum inflammation or bone loss and other oral health problems which are an important part of preventive health care.
Exam & Consultation
Following the examination, dentist will likely discuss your oral hygiene habits and might demonstrate proper brushing and flossing techniques and you have the opportunity to ask questions about oral health.
It is recommended to take x-rays to complete the examination to show any hidden decay between the teeth and the level of the bone which may indict periodontal disease.It is important to attend a dentist every six month to identify any potential problems early and appropriate action taken.