Dental Exams and Cleanings

Dental Exams

Your first visit to a dentist will usually involve a comprehensive dental exam that will help him or her evaluate the overall state of your oral health. On succeeding visits, a dentist and dental hygienists will perform the following for a more thorough assessment:

Professional Dental Cleaning

A Registered Dental Hygienist usually performs dental prophylaxis or professional dental cleaning. The treatment involves an initial dental examination and the following step-by-step procedures:

Regular dental check-ups and professional cleanings are essential to preserving tooth and gum health. It is recommended that you see a dentist and get professional cleaning every six months.