Exams and Cleanings
Oral health is not only essential for strong teeth, but also for overall well-being. For that reason, daily brushing and flossing are essential to keep your smile looking great. It is equally important to keep up with routine dentist visits. At The Smile Designer of Spring, we recommend getting exams and cleanings every six months.
The Benefits of Routine Dentist Visits
By visiting our Spring, TX dental office regularly for teeth cleanings and exams, you can:
- Prevent cavities, periodontal disease, and foul mouth odor
- Avoid extensive and costly dental treatments and procedures
- Maintain your white, youthful smile
- Have shorter dental appointments
- Keep your natural teeth for a lifetime
Comprehensive Dental Exam
At your routine visit, your Spring, TX dentist will perform a thorough examination, including both a visual and tactical checkup. This is the time to look for signs of decay, disease, and other health concerns. Either traditional or digital x-rays may be taken to uncover potential problems below the surface. Call The Smile Designer of Spring today to schedule your oral health check.
Professional Teeth Cleanings
An experienced hygienist will likely perform your professional cleaning. The process starts with an exam on every tooth surface. The goal is to look for cavities and to inspect the quality of any existing restorations. Also, a periodontal exam is performed to make sure your gums and underlying bone are healthy.
Then your dentist or hygienist with clean your teeth gently and carefully. Several different tools are used to remove plaque and tartar buildup from each tooth surface. Next, your teeth will be flossed and polished. Some patients get fluoride treatments and or dental sealants.
There is nothing to fear about getting professional teeth cleaning. However, if you suffer from dental anxiety, let us know when you schedule your appointment. Several safe sedation options are available to ensure your comfort. If any oral health concerns are found during your visit, we will discuss your dental hygiene habits. You may need to improve your brushing and flossing techniques. We will also schedule further treatments if required.
Contact our Spring, TX dental office to learn more or to book a routine visit.