Dental Exams And Check Ups

Dental Exams & Checkups in Alice, Texas

We Emphasize the Need for Oral Health Upkeep to Keep You Smiling Bright

Routine dental appointments are important to maintain and restore oral good health. Although some are under the impression that it’s sufficient to practice good at-home oral hygiene, the truth is that proper upkeep involves a dental visit at least twice a year. That’s because routine exams address more than just off-white teeth or bad breath. These visits are intended to monitor your oral health for problems you may experience, like gum infections or tooth decay. It’s crucial to identify and address these conditions earlier when they are easier and less costly to treat.

What Does a Dental Exam Involve?

During our dental exams, which involve an evaluation of your teeth and gums, you can expect your dentist to provide suggestions for at-home oral hygiene to protect you from oral health complications such as cavities or gum disease. At typical exams, we provide thorough teeth cleaning to remove stains and deposits from every surface of your teeth that are difficult or impossible to remove without professional dental instruments. If our evaluation indicates you need a more extensive cleaning to clear our tartar buildup from underneath the gumline, you may require a follow-up visit to accommodate for the time frame. 

Preparing for a Dental Exam 

The best way to be ready for a dental exam and checkup is to make sure you keep current with your dental appointments, address any treatment issues, and to brush your teeth twice a day as well as floss at least once a day. Be sure to brush and floss before you come to your dental exam and checkup and be ready to share any pertinent medical information. Don’t feel embarrassed to be candid about your oral health habits because our team is not here to judge you. Rather, we want to work with you to improve your habits so we can ensure your better oral health. 

To schedule an appointment for a dental exam and checkup in Alice, TX, with Dental World, please reach out to us at (361) 704-8064 today. We accept a limited number of same-day appointments for dental emergencies. 

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