Dental checkups and cleanings protect and save your smile from damage, decay, infection, and more. Because your oral health is closely linked with your overall health, dental checkups and cleanings are an important part of your healthcare routine. At Kind Care Dentistry, Dr. Natasha Patel and her team provide expert checkups and cleanings to prevent and detect dental issues before they become worse. Contact us today to schedule your biannual appointments to stay healthy.
Your regular dental visits are composed of 2 equally important parts: a cleaning and a checkup.
During the cleaning portion of your visit, one of our highly-trained dental hygienists will:
After your teeth are clean, Dr. Patel will give your mouth a careful examination. She will use dental X-Rays to catch any issues that can’t be seen with the naked eye as well as physically examine your mouth, head, neck, and jaw to make sure everything is healthy. While many dental problems can’t be detected at home, Dr. Patel can detect and diagnose issues like:
Routine checkups and cleanings play a vital role in your overall health. Not only can they prevent dental issues from occurring, but they can detect problems before they become more serious. These simple dental appointments save you from more extensive and expensive procedures in the future. Additionally, dental problems like gum disease have been closely linked with higher risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, and more, which is another reason why biannual appointments are integral to your health. Lastly, because Dr. Patel can catch issues like oral cancer, these visits are potentially life-saving. Many health problems can’t be seen or felt, which is why routine visits to Kind Care Dentistry can save your oral health and overall wellbeing.