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Dental exams and cleanings are crucial for maintaining optimal oral health. At Darcy A Wakefield Family Dentistry & Orthodontics, we provide these procedures to patients in Cambridge, OH, and its surrounding areas. Our comprehensive dental exams and thorough cleanings are the key to optimal oral health for patients of all ages.
Dr. Wakefield understands that visiting the dentist can be nerve-wracking, which is why we strive to make your experience as comfortable and stress-free as possible. Regular dental exams and cleanings can help prevent serious oral health issues and keep your teeth and gums healthy.
What is a Dental Exam?
A dental exam is an evaluation of a patient's oral health by a licensed dental professional. During a dental exam, the dentist will examine your teeth, gums, and mouth for signs of decay, gum disease, and other oral health issues. They may also take x-rays to check for hidden dental problems.
What is Dental Cleaning?
A dental cleaning is a procedure performed by a licensed dental professional to remove plaque and tartar from your teeth. This procedure helps prevent cavities, gum disease, and other oral health issues. Dental cleanings also include a thorough polishing of the teeth to remove any surface stains.
Steps Involved in Dental Exams and Cleanings
Dental exams and cleanings usually take about an hour to complete. At our practice, we take every necessary step to make sure your teeth are well-examined and taken care of.
These steps include:
1. Medical History Review
2. Oral cancer screening
4. gum disease evaluation
5. Tooth Decay Evaluation
6. Dental Cleaning
7. Teeth Polishing
Who is Licensed to Perform Dental Exams & Cleanings?
Dental exams and cleanings are performed by licensed dental professionals, including dentists and dental hygienists. At Darcy A Wakefield Family Dentistry & Orthodontics, we have a team of licensed dental professionals who are highly skilled and trained to provide comprehensive dental exams and thorough cleanings.
Benefits of Regular Dental Exams and Cleanings
What to Expect During Dental Exams and Cleanings
During a dental exam and cleaning, you can expect to feel little to no discomfort. The dental hygienist will use special tools to clean your teeth, which may cause some pressure or vibration. If you feel any discomfort, let your dental professional know right away.
How to Prepare for Dental Exams and Cleanings
To prepare for a dental exam and cleaning, make sure to:
1. Brush and floss your teeth before your appointment.
2. Avoid eating or drinking anything that may stain your teeth, such as coffee or red wine.
3. Arrive on time for your appointment.
Why Choose Darcy A Wakefield Family Dentistry & Orthodontics for Dental Exams &Cleanings?
At Darcy A Wakefield Family Dentistry & Orthodontics, we are committed to providing our patients with the highest quality dental care. Our licensed professionals are highly skilled and trained to provide comprehensive dental exams and thorough cleanings.
In addition to that, our team takes advantage of state-of-the-art technology and techniques to ensure that our patients receive the best possible care. Plus, our friendly and welcoming staff will make you feel comfortable and at ease throughout your appointment.