An oral exam 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.
Digital Dental X-Ray
We use state of the art digital X-rays and digital cameras instead of traditional X-rays film. Advantages include time efficiency, find cavities that can’t be seen by a visual exam, infections in the bone, abscesses, cysts, and developmental abnormalities, such as extra or impacted teeth and some types of tumors and also the ability to digitally transfer and enhance images.
Dental Radiology Safety
The X-rays used in dental and medical offices emit extremely small doses of radiation compared to other naturally occurring sources of radiation which help protect patients from receiving unnecessary radiation and eliminating the use of chemicals to process the film moreover help the environment.
If you are a new patient, the dentist may recommend X-rays to determine the current status of your mouth and to check for hidden problems. Children may need X-rays more often than adults because their teeth and jaws are still developing and they are more prone to tooth decay. X-rays help the dentist discover developmental problems as early as possible so preventative or treatment measures can be started.
Exam & Consultation Special
$1 Oral Exam & X-Rays
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.