The American Dental Association recommends you visit your dentist at least twice a year. However, your dentist will recommend how often to have routine checkups. Most people should see their dentists twice a year. Your Abilene TX dentist will examine your teeth and gums for signs of tooth decay, gingivitis, and other oral health problems that may be signs of, or contribute to larger health problems.
A comprehensive dental exam will be performed by your dentist at your initial dental visit. At regular check-up exams, your dentist and hygienist will perform the following:
Your check-up may also include a teeth cleaning. Professional dental cleanings (dental prophylaxis) are usually performed by Registered Dental Hygienists. Our hygienists are sweet and gentle to ensure you won’t leave with sore gums, yet thorough in taking care of any plaque or tartar you’ve left behind. Your cleaning appointment will include a dental exam and the following cleaning procedures:
Schedule your next cleaning and check-up today. Don’t put it off a second longer. Good oral health is a key component to your overall good health. There’s no time like the present to take care of you and your family.
If you have any questions about dental exams and teeth cleanings, or would like to schedule an appointment with your Abilene dentist, Dr. Leedy or Dr. Green at Leedy Dental, give us a call today at (325) 268-0013 or schedule a visit online!
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