Dental Exam

    

A comprehensive dental exam will be performed by your dentist at your initial dental visit.  At regular check-up exams, the exam will include the following:

        Examination of diagnostic x-rays: 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

        Oral cancer screening: Check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues, and gums for any signs         of oral cancer.

        Examination of tooth decay: All tooth surfaces will be checked for decay             

        Examination of existing restorations: Check current fillings, crowns, etc.

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