A Comprehensive Dental Exam will be performed by your dentist at your initial dental visit with us. Regular check-up exams with your dentist and hygienist ( what we call a “check and clean” ) will include the following :
- Oral cancer screening: Check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat , tissues and gums for any sign of oral cancer.
- Gum disease evaluation: Check the gums and bone around the teeth for any signs of periodontal disease.
- Examination of tooth decay: All tooth surfaces will be checked for signs of decay or cavities.
- Examination of existing restorations: Check existing fillings, crowns etc…to make sure they are sound and stable.
Professional Dental Cleaning
Professional dental cleanings (dental prophylaxis) are usually performed by our registered dental hygienists and therapists. Your appointment will include the above dental exam as well as the following:beautiful smile, cosmetic dentist Perth, teeth, teeth whitening, dental implants, toothache
Removal of plaque : this is the softer somewhat sticky film that contains bacteria.
Removal of calculus: (also referred to as tartar) are deposits that have actually built up on and around the teeth over time.
The removal of plaque and calculus is done with specialized instruments, in careful hands. The result is clean, smooth beautiful teeth, and the prevention of gum disease.
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