Dental Examinations

OUR ROUTINE DENTAL EXAMINATIONS INCLUDE:

  • We will ask you if you are aware of any problems you would like to bring to our attention
  • Enquire if you have any medical conditions we should be aware of, or if your health has changed in any way since your last visit
  • Ask you about any lifestyle risks that could affect oral health, e.g. smoking
  • Enquire about your teeth cleaning and gum care routine at home.  We will also provide you with any advice required on how to improve your teeth cleaning routine, and gum care techniques.
  • Inspect the appearance of your teeth and gums
  • An evaluation of the health of your teeth and gums
  • Ensure plaque is under control
  • Check for any signs of oral cancer
  • Review your oral bone health
  • Check the stability of any restorations you may have (if applicable)
  • Review your jaw bite to check for Temporomandibular Joint dysfunction (TMJ), and also for signs of any grinding and clenching habits