A healthy mouth makes an important contribution to your overall quality of life. If you suffer tooth decay, gum disease or oral health problems, the symptoms can be significant and the cost of treatment can be high. To help prevent these problems from arising, the American Dental Association recommends that you attend a regular dental checkup twice each year.
Each dental checkup administered at Transcend Dental is designed to examine and address all aspects of maintaining a long-term, good oral health.
The first phase of the dental checkup involves a thorough dental cleaning administered by one of our highly trained dental hygienists. This is designed to remove all traces of hardened tartar from your teeth. This is followed up by a dental polishing procedure to remove minor surface stains.
Throughout the cleaning, your hygienist will also keep an eye out for any signs of tooth decay or gum disease. Your dentist will then perform a thorough examination of your mouth. If there are any problems with tooth decay or gum disease, he will discuss your treatment options. This might also include administering a simple fluoride treatment.
Then your dentist will perform a basic oral cancer screening. This will involve an examination of your tongue, neck, cheek, and throat to look for any overt signs of oral or pharyngeal cancer.
If you live in the Royersford, Pennsylvania, area and you are due for a regular dental checkup, you should call 484.369.8625 to schedule an appointment at Transcend Dental.