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Dental Check-Up

Dental Health Check-up in Cannock

Routine dental check-ups are as important as routine general health check-ups. Dental check-ups are important because they can help you maintain a good and happy oral health. When it is carried out by a qualified and experienced dentist, it is the best way to identify a problem with the teeth and in the mouth before they escalate into something severe.

Adults, as well as children, need dental check-ups regularly because preventive dentistry is the key to having a healthy mouth. The dental check-ups should be carried out at least once in every 6 months. However, the need to have a dental check-up varies from one person to another. Some people may require more than one dental visit in 6 months while others could stick to the standard of once in 6 months. Your dentist is in the best place to advise on how often you should have a dental check-up.

What happens during a routine dental check-up?

On your first visit to the dentist for a routine dental check-up, your dentist will take your full dental and medical history.

Your dentist will carry out the following during every other dental check-up

  • A thorough examination of your teeth, gums, and mouth
  • An x-ray if the need arises
  • Discuss any dental problem you may have had since your last visit
  • Discuss your general health and dietary issues that could affect your teeth and gums. Your dentist will advise you on things such as alcohol consumption and smoking.
  • Provide you with a full treatment plan if necessary
  • Discuss your teeth cleaning habits like brushing techniques then recommend any necessary improvements such as interdental brushes or flossing.
  • If you need further treatment such as filling, root canal treatment or hygienist appointment, your dentist will explain in details what these procedures entail.
  • Answer any questions you have and address all your dental concerns.
  • If you do not need any further treatment, your dentist will let you know when your next routine check-up will be.

Life benefits of routine dental check-ups

  • Maintain good oral health
  • Prevent dental problems before they start
  • Spot any dental problem early

If you reside within the Burntwood and Cannock area, Inspire Dental Care is the right dental clinic to get your routine dental check-ups. You can contact us today on 01543 274039 to book an appointment for your dental check-up or to speak to a dentist about any dental concerns you have.

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