Dentalcheck-ups have come to stay, and it is a must-do for everyone. The importance of thesecheck-ups cannot be overemphasised since your general oral health and smile revolves around them. Skilled and qualified dentists do dental check-ups. It is the only means that allows the early detection of oral conditions. It is required that both children and adults undergo routine check-up for their mouth regularly for optimum dental health.You can have the assurance of a healthy mouth if you invest in preventive dentistry.
A routine dental health screen is done once in six months; however, the number of required appointments for an individual patient may vary. Based on the general health and medical history of a patient, you may be required to visit the dentist more or less than the standard frequency for a check. To know the required rate for you, speak to your dentist. If you are still searching for an excellent dentist to do your routine check-up, visit us at Rugeley Road, Chase Terrace, Burntwood, WS71AQ. We have a ready dental team to attend to you. You can call us on 01543 671877 to book an appointment.
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If you are having a dental check-up for the first time, your dentist will take your full medical and dental history. In additionto this, he will run a thorough examination of your entire mouth. We will concentrate mostly on your gums and teeth to check for the presence of anything unusual. If there is a need for an x-ray, we will do that too.
After the physical examination, we will have a discussion with you about any previous dental problem that was detected during your last check-up. If there is a need for treatment, we will let you know the treatment options available, e.g. root canal treatment, fillings, etc.. Here, you will negotiate about the suitable treatment plan for you.
We will also enlighten you more on general health and lifestyle issues (like smoking and alcohol intake) that are detrimental to your health.Your general dental hygiene will also be discussed, and if there is a need for improvements on flossing or interdental brushing, you will be told. If you need a hygienist, this is where your dentist will recommend you one.
Are you concerned about your dental health and treatment plan? Do not worry; you will be free to bring them up atthe end of the session. If the results of your examination come out good with no need for treatment, your dentist would fix a date for your next routine check-up.
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Contact us or call our Burntwood office on 01543 671877 to ask your questions. You can also book an appointment if you want to visit our dentist.