If it has been a while since your last visit to any type of dentist, you can expect to have X-rays done so that your teeth, gums, and bone structure can be assessed. A deep cleaning may also be recommended to remove built-up plaque and tartar. During the appointment, our dentist may tap teeth or use a probe to check under the gumline.
This is to see what may need to be taken care of, such as cavities or the erosion of enamel. If we do find a problem, we can recommend further treatment in the future. Do not worry if problems do present themselves, this is the first step to fixing the issues that have brought you to our office in the first place.
There is a saying, better late than never. While it is better to visit a dentist early and often for regular checkups and routine cleanings, it is never too late to take charge of your oral health. The health of your mouth can have a significant impact on your life and your wallet, so it is always best to prevent rather than to cure.
Rest assured, we are not going to make you feel guilty for not visiting us. We would love to get you in here and help you make the right decisions when it comes to your dental health for now and into the future. Call us today to schedule your consultation!