DENTAL EXAMS & CLEANING

Need a dental exam or regular check-up?

What to Expect at your Dental Exam:

Professional Dental Cleaning:

  • Diagnostic X-rays
  • Gum Disease Evaluation
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Tooth Decay Examination
  • Restoration Check
  • Removing plaque
  • Removing tartar
  • Polishing teeth
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Diagnostic X-Rays

Dental X-rays are an essential tool used to help diagnose patients. X-rays safely provide necessary information to conduct the patient’s treatment plan.

What x-rays can detect:

  • Abscesses or cysts
  • Decrease in bone density
  • Tumors
  • Decay
  • Developmental abnormalities
  • Poor tooth and root positions
  • Problems inside a tooth
  • Problems underneath the gum line

Oral Cancer Exam

Oral cancer signs may not be noticeable in the early stages, which is why it is crucial to be examined by your dentist. The different types of common oral cancers include carcinoma, teratoma, adenocarcinoma, and melanoma.

Oral cancers can be detected in the:

  • Lips
  • Mouth
  • Tongue
  • Salivary Glands
  • Throat
  • Gums
  • Face
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