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General Exams

Dentistry is the art and science of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions, diseases and disorders of the oral cavity, the maxillofacial region, and it’s associated structures as it relates to human beings. A dental examination is complete if it allows identification of all active factors that are capable of causing or contributing to the deterioration of oral health or function. It is incomplete if it does not provide enough information to develop a total treatment plan aimed at optimum maintainability of the teeth and their supporting structures.

At general exams, we will include the following:

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Examination of diagnostic x-rays (radiographs): Essential for detection of decay, tumors, cysts, and bone loss. X-rays also help determine tooth and root positions.
Oral cancer screening: Check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues, and gums for any signs 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 decay with special dental instruments.
Examination of existing restorations: Check current fillings, crowns, etc.

At general exams, we will include the following: Examination of diagnostic x-rays (radiographs)
*Oral cancer screening *Gum disease evaluation *Examination of tooth decay
*Examination of existing restorations