Regular dental exams are an important part of oral and general health care. Currently, about 70 percent of Americans visit the dentist every year.
Dental checkups play a vital role in preventive care and help identify problems at an early stage. Getting dental problems evaluated promptly helps reduce the cost and complexity of treatments.
During a dental exam, the dentist will check your oral cavity for gum disease, cavities, and any other problems like decay, erosion, or bleeding. Depending on your case, a dental exam may also include x-rays and other diagnostic procedures.
After your dental exam, the dentist or hygienist may also discuss and demonstrate proper brushing or flossing techniques and offer guidance on diet and lifestyle. Smoking or excessive consumption of caffeine may stain and discolor your teeth.
Visiting the dentist may make many of us nervous, but regular exams and cleanings at Amador Dentistry can keep your teeth in mint condition.
Dental exams not only help improve oral health, but they’re also useful in detecting signs of systemic diseases such as diabetes, lupus, arthritis, and certain types of oral cancers. While the ADA (American Dental Association) recommends yearly dental visits, it’s a good idea to visit every six months.
Cleanings help keep dental surfaces and areas between teeth free of plaque and tartar.
Regular dental checkups and cleanings can help in several important ways:
Call or email Amador Dentistry in Pompano Beach for your dental exam and cleaning appointment today.