Dental Checkup

It is important to have a regular dental checkup in Culver City to ensure the health of your teeth and gums. It’s highly recommended that you see Dr. Hank a couple of times a year. This allows Dr. Hank to uncover any dental troubles and other dental issues you might not have found by yourself. Without regular visits to the dentist, untreated conditions will likely become debilitating and costly to treat.

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| Dental Checkup in Culver City, CA

What are Dental Checkups?

Dental checkups are routine visits that involve a thorough cleaning as well as a diagnostic assessment. They provide an important method for ensuring one’s oral health and catching dental issues at an earlier stage. A typical checkup process involves Dr. Hank to scan your mouth to detect cavities, tooth decay, and other issues. Dr. Hank will also clean your teeth and provide instructions on dental hygiene in between checkups.

What Will Happen During My Dental Checkup?

It can be difficult to visit the dentist for some people, as fear or anxiety may keep them from making appointments regularly. However, understanding what will happen during a routine dental checkup can help ease those fears and make the experience more manageable.

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At your next appointment, Dr. Hank will help by following these steps:

  • A thorough examination of your mouth, teeth, and gums will help to identify any potential problems, so that they can be treated early.

  • It’s important to be proactive about your dental health and to make sure that you’re up-to-date on all of your checkups and cleanings. If you have any questions with Dr. Hank, feel free to ask them. They’ll be able to give you the best advice on how to maintain good oral health and keep your smile looking its best.

  • It’s important to be honest with Dr. Hank about your lifestyle and habits, as this can affect your oral health. Be sure to ask questions about your diet and whether or not certain foods or drinks are good or bad for your teeth. Also, be honest about your tobacco and alcohol use, as these can also lead to tooth decay and other oral health problems.

  • Take notes, you should always consult with Dr. Hank before making any changes to your oral hygiene routine. 

  • Be sure to brush and floss regularly, and avoid sugary foods and drinks whenever possible. With proper care, you can maintain healthy teeth and gums for years to come.

  • A dental checkup is an important way to maintain your oral health. During a checkup, Dr. Hank will examine your teeth and gums for any signs of dental problems. If necessary, they will recommend treatment or other measures to help keep your mouth healthy.

A regular dental checkup is an important part of maintaining good oral health. Dr. Hank will be able to assess your current oral health and suggest a schedule for future visits. Depending on your current oral health and risk of developing problems, your next visit may be sooner or later than 2 weeks.

Contact us online or call (424) 362-5801 to learn more about our family-friendly team.

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How is a Cleaning Different from an Exam?

It’s significant to remember that a dental examination and cleaning are two very different procedures. A dental exam can only be performed by a dental professional to diagnose your current oral health and determine whether you require treatment. A full dental examination may consist of many things:

  • X-ray: X-rays allow us to detect cysts, bone loss, decay, tumours, and the position of teeth and roots. This helps us provide appropriate treatment and care for our patients.

  • Oral cancer screening: To screen for oral cancer, thoroughly examine your mouth, gums, face, tongue, neck, lips, and tissues. Look for anything that doesn’t look usual, such as lumps or swellings, white or red patches, ulcers, or changes in colour. If you notice anything unusual, consult with Dr. Hank immediately.

  • Gum disease screening: In order to screen for gum disease, your dentist will carefully examine your gums and the bones around your teeth. This will help them to determine whether or not you are at risk for developing gum disease.

  • Tooth decay examination: To ensure that your teeth are healthy and free of decay, we will thoroughly examine all surfaces of your teeth using specialized instruments. This will help them identify any potential problems so that we can address them quickly and effectively

  • Monitoring: It is important to monitor any previous dental work, such as dental fills, crowns, or bridges, to determine if any repairs or replacements are needed.

If you want to keep your mouth, teeth, and gums healthy, visit Dr. Hank for an exam and cleaning. HD Dental Studios offers fully comprehensive dental exams and cleanings to help you maintain your oral health.

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