in Clive, Iowa
recommends a proactive approach to dental health. Proper preventive care is
essential for maintaining a healthy smile and avoiding painful and costly
dental issues throughout your life. Regular
checkups keep your mouth healthy and enable early detection of problems or
signs of disease. During your checkup,
you will receive patient-focused preventive dental care, which includes a cleaning
an oral exam
by your doctor and x-rays,
if needed to determine your oral health.
Our experienced, gentle dental
hygienists will scale and polish your teeth
plaque and surface stains. Regular
professional oral hygiene visits may help prevent gingivitis or other oral
tissue diseases. Your hygienist will advise you on your continued dental
hygiene needs and is happy to answer your questions.
After your cleaning, your doctor will
perform an examination of your teeth and gums to check for decay
or other dental irregularities.
During the exam, we discuss our findings and
your concerns We determine if treatment
is necessary, discuss the recommended course of action and formulate a plan
are an essential preventive and diagnostic tool, allowing
dentists to look beyond the surface for abnormalities that are not always
obvious during the oral exam. An early
diagnosis may help forestall future pain and expense as many problems can be addressed
while still small.