Why Dental Exam Is Necessary?
Regular dental exams are a critical part of preventive health care and protect you from some complicated cavities and gum diseases. be careful not just to prevent you for oral health, but also your overall health will be protected.
For a dental exam, our hygienists will clean your teeth and check for cavities and gum disease. Also signs of some systemic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and diabetes, might show up in the mouth first. If they find indications of disease they will refer you to see your dentist.
sometimes, dental exams give a chance to the dentist to provide tips on caring for your teeth and to prevent oral health problems early, if they are treatable.
What To Expect For A Dental Exam
During a dental exam, the dentist will:
- Check your risk of tooth decay, root decay, and gum or bone disease
- Check your need for tooth restoration or replacement
- Check your bite and jaw for problems
- Possibly take dental X-rays or, if necessary, do other diagnostic procedures
IMPORTANT: If you have dentures or bridges — your dentist will examine how well they fit and discuss the need for adjustments.
Result Of Your Dental Exam
After your exam, Dr.Farshad will discuss your oral health; risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health problems, and preventive measures you can take to improve and protect your oral health.
Dr. Farshad will also recommend when to return for a follow-up visit. If you are at high risk of tooth decay or other problems, he will suggest you come for frequent check-ups.
If you’re anxious about having a dental exam, share your concerns with us. Dr. Farshad might be able to adjust your treatment to help you feel more comfortable.