Our comprehensive exam is designed to identify and address any areas of concern. The exam will include an evaluation of the teeth, gums, occlusion, and temporomandibular joint as well as an oral cancer screening. This comprehensive oral exam serves as the foundation for routine exams. This is an exhaustive and detailed evaluation and involves the documentation of all intraoral, extraoral, and soft tissues. Additionally, the exam explores a patients medical and dental history.
It is imperative to your overall dental health that you schedule routine oral cleanings at Powell Village Dental. This ensures that all preventive measures are taken by combining your daily brushing and flossing with the power of a professional cleaning. Additionally, it is the easiest way to identify and treat any potential issues at their earliest stages.
Dental sealants are a resin, similar to a composite, that is applied to the top portion of the tooth to prevent food and other bacteria from becoming lodged into the gums. These preventative “caps” only take a few minutes to apply and typically last for several years under normal circumstances.
Oral Cancer Screenings
Serving as an integral component of our oral exams, routine oral cancer screenings. Oral cancer can affect any part of the mouth and, according to the ADA, only half of patients diagnosed with any form of oral cancer survive longer than five years. This makes early identification and treatment imperative to your overall oral health.