Dental Examination Benfleet

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Dental Exam PatientA dental examination shows how healthy your mouth is. After the examination, you and your dentist at Benfleet Dental Centre can discuss the results and plan the best way to deal with any problems. In addition to looking into your mouth to check your teeth our experienced dentists will also;

  • look at your face and neck to see that they are healthy,
  • take any necessary radiographs to help with treatment planning
  • feel under your jaw, look inside your mouth to check your cheeks, lips, roof of your mouth and the back of your throat to ensure there are no problems in those areas you cannot see or feel.
  • check for signs of oral cancer or suspicious lesions and referring in good time.
  • Compare your oral health now to your last visit and advice you accordingly.

Also during your dental examination the dentist or hygienist may discuss your current oral health status and hygiene habits, treatment plans and might also demonstrate how to clean and floss properly. In addition your dentist may discuss with you:

  • Our Practice Membership Plan: an effective way to budget for routine dental care
  • Consequences and effects of tooth loss.
  • Dental Implants and Dentures : a comfortable means to replacing lost teeth
  • Benefits of crowns and bridges
  • Any cosmetic dental procedures desired
  • Advice on prevention of any future dental problems

Benefits of Dental Examinations

  • Regular Examinations mean that your dentist can spot problems and correct them early before the treatment gets complicated and more destructive in the future.
  • Regular dental examinations means your dentist can have a discussion on the of best practice prevention techniques.
  • Allows referrals to be made in a timely manner.

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