How Dental Exams and Cleanings Can Keep Your Smile Healthy

April 30, 2021, Greenlake Dental

How Dental Exams and Cleanings Can Keep Your Smile Healthy
How Dental Exams and Cleanings Can Keep Your Smile Healthy
Your teeth were meant to serve you for an entire lifetime. Naturally, they are strong, but they need your help for them to stay healthy. Regular brushing and flossing, coupled with other oral care habits, will help you achieve optimal oral health. In contrast, if you neglect your oral health, tooth decay or periodontitis will wreak havoc on your teeth and gums within no time.

One of the best ways to ensure that your teeth are cared for is by having routine dental exams and teeth cleanings. Forget any horror stories you’ve heard about dental visits. Modern dentistry ensures comfortable and painless procedures.

When was the last time you visited a dentist in Seattle? Dental visits should happen at least twice a year. Professional cleanings and dental exams are essential for you to have a healthy mouth.

If you have never visited our dentist for a routine checkup/exam and cleaning, just know that it isn’t as tedious as it may sound.

Dental exams involve checking your mouth, including the gums, teeth, tongue, and cheeks, to see if there is any sign of disease or dental issue. Our dentist may decide to employ other diagnostic procedures, including X-rays and scans.

During your visit, our dentist will also educate you on the different habits you need to develop to improve and maintain proper oral health. This will include proper flossing and brushing techniques, diet, and lifestyle habits that affect your dental health.


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