Dental Cleaning and Exam


Oral Exam

Dental Exam

A comprehensive dental exam will be performed during your initial visit including oral cancer screening using VELscope and dental x-rays if required. We will do our best to address any issues and concerns that you may have regarding your dental health or treatment. Usually we will provide you with a treatment plan and alternative treatment options, as well as cost estimate at this time. At regular check-up exams, we will include the following:

  • Examination of diagnostic x-rays (radio-graphs)
  • Oral cancer screening: Check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues, and gums for any signs of oral cancer
  • Gum disease evaluation: Check the gums and bone around the teeth for any signs of periodontal disease
  • Examination of tooth decay
  • Examination of existing restorations
  • Assessment of oral hygiene
  • Adress any questions you may have

Professional Dental Cleaning

Your professional dental cleaning (dental prophylaxis) will be performed by one of our gentle hygienists. Your dental cleaning appointment will usually include a dental exam and the following:

  • Removal of calculus (tartar)
  • Removal of plaque
  • Professional tooth polishing
  • Preventative Fluoride treatment

Our team is committed to making your dental cleaning experience as comfortable as possible. Mild dental freezing may be required in cases of extreme tooth sensitivity.