The time has come for your routine dental cleaning and exam appointment. Our dentist and team suggest that these appointments occur at least every six months. For the sake of your smile’s health, we urge that you do not put off or ignore these appointments.
Professional Dental Cleaning
When you come in for your dental cleaning and exam appointment, our hygienist will first thoroughly clean each of your teeth. All plaque and tartar will be removed from the teeth and below the gumline with a special tool. Removing tartar and plaque can help prevent gum disease and other dental issues. Then your teeth will be flossed and polished.
Thorough Dental Examination
Dr. Glen Lockwood will then examine each of your teeth, your gums, and your mouth for signs of cavities, gum disease, and other dental problems. Our dentist will discuss your treatment options with you if anything worrying was detected.
Depending on your dental health, age, and other factors, our dentist may decide to take dental X-rays. These X-rays can help him to detect any issues that may not have been visible to the naked eye, like infected dental pulp.
If you would like to learn more about your upcoming dental appointment in Kenai, Alaska, we encourage you to contact Kenai Dental Clinic at 907-283-4875.