Regular checkups include an exam, cleaning, polishing, prevention and treatment recommendations, as well as x-rays and fluoride application when indicated.
Assessment of general health and growth.
A visual examination to assess the developing occlusion, caries, the jaw and soft tissues.
Any necessary x-rays to assess growth and development, and caries.
A discussion of oral hygiene, including simple tips to help your child keep his or her teeth clean.
A discussion of diet.
A discussion of habits that may affect oral disease and growth.
Time to address any concerns you or your child may have.
Our dental exams include:
The most common interval of examination is six months; however, some children may require examination and preventive services at more or less frequent intervals, based upon historic, clinical, and radiographic findings.
Our professional cleanings include use of disclosing solution, a pink-colored vegetable dye which stains the white plaque on the teeth pink, allowing your child to see the places missed when brushing.