A far reaching dental exam will be performed by your dental practitioner at your introductory dental visit. At normal examination exams, your dental practitioner and hygienist will incorporate the following:
Examination of diagnostic x-rays (radiographs): Crucial for discovery of rot, tumors, growths, and bone misfortune. X-rays additionally help focus tooth and root positions.
Oral cancer screening: Check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues, and gums for any indications of oral cancer.
Gum disease evaluation: Check the gums and bone around the teeth for any indications of periodontal disease.
Examination of tooth decay: All tooth surfaces will be checked for rot with special dental instruments.
Examination of existing restorations: Check current fillings, crowns, and so forth.
Professional Dental Cleaning
Professional dental cleanings (dental prophylaxis) are usually performed by Registered Dental Hygienists. Your cleaning arrangement will incorporate a dental exam and the accompanying:
- Removal of calculus (tartar): Calculus is solidified plaque that has been left on the tooth for quite a while and is presently solidly appended to the tooth surface. Math structures above and underneath the gum line and must be evacuated with extraordinary dental instruments.
- Removal of plaque: Plaque is a sticky, practically undetectable film that structures on the teeth. It is a developing province of living microorganisms, sustenance garbage, and salivation. The microscopic organisms produce poisons (harms) that arouse the gums. This aggravation is the begin of periodontal disease!
- Teeth polishing: Remove stain and plaque that is not generally evacuated amid tooth brushing and scaling.