Regular, professional dental cleanings and exams are essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. The American Dental Association recommends visiting the dentist at least two times per year to ensure optimal oral health. Semiannual appointments will help you learn more about how to thoroughly care for your teeth and gums and help detect early stages of periodontal disease, which is often painless and difficult to detect on your own. An estimated 75% of Americans reportedly have some form of periodontal disease. Early detection of periodontal disease reduces the risk of permanent damage to teeth and gums and can prevent more extensive and costly treatment down the road.
Our hygienists evaluate each patient with an oral examination to look for signs of periodontal disease. The findings from this exam help us to determine what type of hygiene cleaning appointment is appropriate. If your gum tissue is healthy with no signs of active periodontal disease you will have a routine adult cleaning appointment which includes:
During your appointment, we will also:
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