Check-Up and Clean – It’s Not Just About Teeth Cleaning In Melbourne!
Without doubt, regular brushing and flossing of your teeth help to keep your smile looking beautiful. Unfortunately, when it comes to teeth cleaning, Melbourne patients may think their mouth is healthy, which sometimes leads them to overlook their dental check-up.
Why it’s a big deal?
Perhaps you’ve always regarded dental check-ups as a mere formality – something you needn’t bother with. Well, you may be surprised to learn that they’re far more important than you might think.
We encourage patients to visit us at least every six months for a general check-up. This gives us a chance to inspect your mouth, spot any threats to your oral health, and address any dental problems at their earliest stage before they escalate into something more serious – and more costly!
Why are regular dental check-ups necessary?
Even the most diligent person needs a helping hand with teeth cleaning. Melbourne patients may brush twice a day, but however well they do this, there are places in the mouth which are difficult to access using a toothbrush alone. The aim of a check-up is to thoroughly review the current and future health of your mouth and teeth.
Without regular monitoring, your oral health can suffer. Even with the best dental care, there is always a risk of a serious problem developing. A close inspection by our Cranbourne dentists helps give you and us total peace of mind.
Prevention is better than cure
General check-ups are carried out in a modern attractive setting with a calm and gentle approach to help you feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible. During your appointment, your dentist will be looking for signs of:
• Tooth decay
• Gum disease
• Orthodontic issues
• Oral Cancer
Your entire mouth will be carefully inspected, together with your neck and lymph glands, for any signs of disease or infection. Often the most serious dental issues can be treated with success, provided they’re discovered soon enough, which is why regular dental check-ups are so important.
What to expect during a dental check-up?
• Your teeth and gums will be given a thorough clean using the latest methods and technologies
• We’ll meticulously examine your teeth for any signs of potential or current cavities
• X-rays will be taken to determine the health of your jaw bone and detect any hidden problems
• If necessary we’ll apply a powerful fluoride treatment to strengthen your tooth enamel
• We’ll also give you oral advice and training