Most individuals care for their health and maintain their bodies by going to the gym, eating healthy, or meditating. But some do not pay enough attention to their oral health. Just like the other parts of your body, you must equally care for your teeth and mouth, which is why visiting for dental checkups is of utmost importance. You can visit our clinic and consult our dentist for the best dental checkup, examination, and treatment.
What are the Benefits of Taking Dental Check-Ups?1. Dental checkups help to prevent the accumulation of tartar and plaque in your mouth. They also address problems related to cavities and tooth decay.
2. When you visit our clinic for routine dental checkups, it keeps gum diseases at bay. During a routine checkup, we ensure that your gums are firm. We check for receding gums, swelling, and deep gum pockets, and upon finding any worrying symptoms, we immediately start with the treatment.
3. Regular dental checkups help us to check for the signs of oral cancer. It is done by using a special light to check the presence of dead tissues caused by the tumor.
4. Routine dental checkups also help us detect systemic health issues. Along with checking your mouth and teeth, we will also check your neck, jaw, lymph nodes, and other tissues for deformities.
What Can You Expect During a Dental Checkup?
You don’t have to feel stressed or anxious when you come to our clinic for a dental checkup, as we make sure that you remain comfortable throughout the process. You can even choose from hundreds of TV shows, movies, and radio stations to watch or listen on your wireless headphones throughout the checkup and treatment.
We will perform an overall examination of your gums and teeth and may include general cleaning of your mouth. The checkup may also include taking pictures of your teeth and gums to check for infections or decay beneath the surface. Upon finding the signs of infection, gum disease, tooth decay, or any other severe condition, we will discuss the treatment options with you and recommend you start them soon.
During the dental checkup, we may also use nitrous oxide to help you relax. In some cases, we don’t mind using a laser so that you don't have to hear the sound of the drill and feel fearful about the procedure.
Reach out to our dental practice in Salt Lake City, UT, to have a consultation with ourdentist in Salt Lake City UT, Dr. Bishop. Call us at (801) 274-2500 or schedule an online consultation, and we’ll guide you further.