Dental Examinations

Having a dentist check your teeth and gums will make sure you are free from any unseen issues that could cause further treatment down the line. As the more common dental issues often have mild symptoms, such as gum disease, it’s always worth having a dentist assess your smile thoroughly.

Prevention is always better than cure when it comes to your oral health and regular check-ups will help you to look after your smile properly.

What does a dental check-up involve?

The chances are that you have had many dental check-ups before so you already have a good idea of what they involve, but do you know the importance of each step? Your dentist carries out a thorough examination that checks for any issues that may impact your future dental health. This includes assessing the health of your:

Your oral health is much more than just your teeth. While your cleaning regime at home does most of the work in protecting your smile from gum disease and decay, it’s these visits that keep a good eye on the rest of your oral health. Working together this way, we can make sure your mouth stays healthy and whole for a lifetime.

If we spot any issues that need treatment, we will arrange for an appointment to deal with the problem, whether this is a filling, root canal or a cosmetic treatment.

How often do you need to see a dentist?

Many dentists will recommend that you arrange for a check-up every six months, however your dentist is best placed to tell you when you should plan for the next appointment. If there are no signs of issues, you may not need another examination for a year. If you have recurring problems and are at high risk of gum disease, more regular visits may be necessary to keep an eye on your dental and gum health.

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