A simple routine visit to the dental office every six months can go a long way in helping you maintain good oral health. Also, it prevents severe dental issues from cropping up in the future, as the dentist will monitor your oral and overall well-being. A simple cleaning can help get rid of tartar, plaque, help avoid cavities, and give your smile a wonderful glow. Moreover, creating a bi-annual routine to visit the dental office will help you build rapport with the dentist and dental staff helping you cope with dental anxiety much better.
At Anthony G. Corbo DDS, we offer a complete checkup along with cleanings and oral exams for routine appointments. Here’s what we do:
When you walk into our office for a dental cleaning, our dental professionals will firstly sit you down, do a basic exam, and understand your oral and overall health. Once that is established, the dental cleaning procedure begins.
The dentist will use special equipment to get rid of the tartar built on the surface of the enamel. While doing so, he will do a thorough study of hygiene habits. After the cleaning, the dentist may suggest some routine at-home practices that could help maintain good oral health.
Along with the cleaning, the dentist will do a thorough oral exam by looking for any signs of infection, gum disease, or need for restorative treatment. He will also conduct scans and X-rays to detect symptoms of major oral conditions that cannot be seen by the naked eye, such as bone decay, tumors, cysts, and swellings. Besides these, a routine dental checkup also includes an examination for any possible lumps or swellings in the neck, jaw, or lymph nodes.
Although your teeth may look white and healthy from the outside, there is no telling how a larger issue could go unnoticed due to ignorance.
Even though you brush and floss your teeth daily and thoroughly, there are still chances of the oral bacteria accumulating and forming plaque or tartar, which might lead to other sorts of oral infections. With dental checkups and cleaning, you can avoid those oral infections completely or get them treated at the earliest.
If you wish to get a dental checkup or a dental cleaning done, you can call us at (954) 434-2234 and schedule your appointment with our dentist at our dental office located at 13101 Old Sheridan St, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33330.