Our dentists recommend dental exams twice a year. Our gentle exam typically begins with an oral examination to evaluate your dental hygiene. If you feel any teeth discomfort the next step would be to take x-rays to get a better picture of the root of the problem.
The reason a dentist cleans teeth is to remove plaque and tartar (mineralized plaque) build up that brushing and flossing cannot. Plaque may be visible as a yellow film that stains the enamel coating of the tooth, particularly near the gum line. Removing plaque and tartar promotes healthy gums and reduces the risks of cavities.
To learn more about our dental exams, for a complimentary second opinion, or to schedule an appointment, please contact your nearest SEDA Dental office.