DENTAL EXAMS AND CLEANINGS
Oral health is absolutely key to the well-being of your entire body. In fact, undetected infections, tooth loss and periodontal disease have been linked many diseases including heart disease and even stroke. Of course you routinely brush and floss, but regular visits to see Dr. Alter for exams and cleanings are essential for maintaining vibrant health.
DENTAL EXAMS HELP YOU
- Prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath
- Identify serious health conditions such as oral cancer
- Eliminate plaque and tartar that are tough to beat on your own
- Maintain your white smile by removing stain from food and drinks
- Give you a bright, beautiful smile that will last a lifetime.
what to expect at your DENTAL APPOINTMENT
During your examination, the dentist will thoroughly inspect your teeth and gums for any signs of tooth decay, gum disease, and other health problems. The dentist may also take X-rays to see beneath the surface of the teeth and gums. The images provided will help the dentist discover dental issues not visible to the naked eye.
DETECT ORAL CANCER
When a screening is done, the dentist is able to detect early diagnosis of oral cancer, which is important in improving your prognosis.
PREVENT GUM DISEASE
Gum diseases are infections of tissues surrounding teeth, and when untreated, will result in bone loss. Regular dental cleanings in addition to good oral hygiene at home will help you prevent gum disease.
MAINTAIN GOOD ORAL HEALTH
Regular dental visits will help the dentist track your oral health. Changes in the condition of your teeth and gums can indicate other issues with your health. Let your dentist partner with you in creating whole-body wellness!