Hanford Periodic Dental Exams
An Overview Of Periodic Dental Care
The risk of wild plaque growth is still around despite regular dental care, for the simple reason of the absorbent properties of our teeth. It eventually leads the way to likely acquire some serious dental diseases apart from getting probable gum diseases as well. That’s why routine prophylaxis (dental cleaning) twice a year for “everyone”, suggested by the American Dental Association. At Yanez Dental, we follow this path and recommend our visitors a mandatory come back after every 6 months, as it’s a key measure to upkeep their gums and teeth healthy.
The oral hygiene is also very important for us, as the mouth is a common gateway for bacteria to enter our body. Your regular visit to your dentist may not only help maintain your gum and teeth health but, it is likely to save you from getting many other medical conditions as well.
How Does Your Dentist Do That?
Well, it’s a simple equation, as your doctor would do to execute a visual oral examination to determine your dental state of affairs, your dentist will perform your oral examination, for evaluating any orthodontic conditions, or for 360° panoramic X-ray requirements. During those examinations, apart from exploring any potential dental condition, your doctor may perform examinations to some other aspects of your head and neck to evaluate all sorts of bacterial manifestation and any abnormal cancerous growth as well.
Regularly Visiting Your Hanford Dentist
At Yanez Dental, following assessing your dental and gum health; we also’ try to explore any abnormalities to your head and neck section, in addition, to performing thorough investigation for oral cancers, along with detecting any vitamin deficiencies as well. Dr. Simon Yanez in Hanford, does all these examinations with emphasizing to follow the recommendations for oral hygiene, a key to improved living.
At Yanez Dental, apart from above mentioned exams we perform procedures to remove plaque and tartar, as these can accumulate in an extremely short period of time and trigger possible teeth and gum related issues that need treatment.
Every periodic dental exam,
your Hanford dentist will:
- Overall examination of your face
- Lymph nodes
- Lower jaw joints (TMJs)
- Thorough checkup of your gums
- Tissue checkup
- Loose or broken teeth
- Check your bite
- Tooth decay
- Tongue checkup
- Damaged fillings
- Checking the inner-teeth contact
- X-ray examination
- Removing tartar and plaque
- Teeth polishing
- Flossing between teeth
- Suggesting proper brushing methods