Because of our commitment to preventative dental care, we recommend a checkup every six months. Regular exams are the best way to eliminate the growth phase of dental problems, and minimize the time and money you spend in the dental chair.
Most dental problems start small, but can develop at a rapid rate. Regular checkups enable us to catch the problems indicated below before they become serious conditions:
Routine cleanings enable us to keep tartar from accumulating on your teeth. During your regular visits, we will also perform a thorough exam to check your gums, measure the bone levels around your teeth, look for cavities, check your existing restorations, and examine your bite.
In between regular visits to the dentist, there are simple steps that each of us can take to greatly decrease the risk of developing the conditions as indicated above. These include the following: