Dental Exams and Cleanings

Preventive dental care is important at every age. You can practice good oral hygiene at home and by scheduling regular checkups with our team.
 

Schedule Regular Dental Exams and Cleanings
The ADA recommends visiting your dentist every six months for professionalisms teeth cleaning and check-up

If it's been six months since your last dental checkup, please contact our team to schedule your appointment. Prevention is key to avoiding costly oral care issues and time spent in the office.


Your Dental Exam

During your exam, Dr. Song or Dr. Tran will thoroughly examine your teeth and gums for signs of tooth decay, gum disease, and other health problems. They make want to take X-rays to see what is happening beneath the surface of your teeth and gums. Whether these X-rays are traditional or digital, the images provided will help our team discover dental issues not visible to the naked eye.

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Professional Cleanings

Your dental hygienist determine if you have any cavities and examine the quality of existing fillings. They will perform a periodontal exam to make sure your gums are healthy. Your hygienist will carefully clean your teeth and floss your teeth, use a polishing compound, and apply fluoride. Cleanings usually aren't painful, but if you have any anxiety about your dental exam, be sure to let your hygienist know. 

Prevention is Key

There are some simple steps you can take to prevent complicated dental issues in the future. 

 

Brush Your Teeth

  • Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and brush your teeth at least twice each day

  • Use fluoride toothpaste

  • Brush the top surface of your tongue to help keep your breath fresh by removing any plaque-causing food particles
     

Floss Between Your Teeth​​

  • Floss between your teeth at least once a day to remove food particles and plaque

Use Mouthwash​​

  • Use a mouthwash to help kill bacteria and freshen your breath
     

Eat a Balanced Diet 

  • When you eat a healthy and balanced diet, low in sugar and rich in nutrients you can help keep your teeth and mouth healthy and strong