Cleanings & Prevention

Dental Exams & Cleanings
A dental cleaning and comprehensive dental exam will be performed by your dentist on your initial visit to our office.  At regular check-up exams, your dentist or hygienist may include any or all of the following:

  • Dental X-Rays
    For the possible detection of decay, tumors, cysts, and bone loss and to determine tooth and root positions. 

  • Oral cancer screening
    Check of the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues, and gums for any signs of oral cancer.
  • Gum Disease Evaluation
    To check gums and bone around the teeth for any signs of periodontal disease.
  • Examination of tooth decay
    All tooth surfaces will be checked for decay with special dental instruments.
  • Home Care
  • How to Properly Brush & Floss