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Preventive Care And Maintenance

Preventing oral diseases like tooth decay and gum disease is the key to a beautiful and healthy smile for a lifetime.Our Registered Dental Hygienists are the preventive specialists in our clinic. Our clients are strongly encouraged to maintain regular dental hygiene visits. These visits include:

  • Medical history review and update
  • Tooth examination for cavity detection, fractures, failing fillings
  • Periodontal assessment to identify gum disease
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Assessment of bite and function
  • Orthodontic assessment
  • Checking for destructive oral habits such as grinding, thumb sucking
  • Scaling and polishing as indicated
  • Fluoride as indicated
  • Radiographs (x-rays) as prescribed by the dentist
  • Oral hygiene self-care assessment and instruction
  • Nutritional consultation when indicated
  • Dental hygiene diagnosis and treatment plan
  • Examination by the dentist

At your dental hygiene preventive care visit, our Registered Dental Hygienists will give you a report on your current oral health and make recommendations for any additional treatment.

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