If you have not experienced symptoms of discomfort, or noticed a worrying change in your smile’s appearance, you can maintain confidence in your daily smile care routine. With good brushing and flossing habits, you are certainly able to protect yourself against problems like tooth decay and gum disease. However, you should not assume that your confidence means you have no need to worry about seeing your Dallas, TX dentist for a routine dental checkup! At these appointments, your smile will be carefully checked for any signs of oral health issues. Early signs of gum disease and tooth decay can be spotted during a review, even if they are not causing you any troubling symptoms. This detection can lead to prompt treatment, and stop an issue before it has the opportunity to worsen.

Reviewing Your Smile For Any Potential Issues

At a routine exam, your dentist is looking closely at your smile for any signs of problems that should be addressed. In order to have a detailed view, our practice relies on diagnostic technology like digital x-rays, intraoral cameras, and other approaches to studying your teeth and gums. Recognizing problems in their early stages can be key in protecting you from problems that require more involved dental work.

Performing A Thorough Teeth Cleaning

Each time you schedule preventive dental care, you can look forward to a professional dental cleaning. This session removes harmful tartar, a substance that your daily oral care routine is not able to remove. If your gums reveal concerns about gingivitis, we can perform an ultrasonic scaling to make sure that bacteria that have moved beneath your gums are addressed. Undergoing professional cleanings can help you stay protected against smile issues that might lead to the need for restorative dental work.

Arranging Dental Care After A Problem Is Identified

If a problem with your smile is identified by your dentist, an appropriate solution will be recommended. While you can be understandably unhappy to hear that you have a problem like tooth decay, you can be relieved to have it addressed before the situation worsens, and disrupts your daily life. Early treatments help patients avoid problems like chronic tooth pain and sensitivity, and can ensure that a cavity is treated before a root canal procedure is necessary.

Talk To Columbia Dental And Orthodontics About Scheduling A Checkup

At Columbia Dental And Orthodontics, we are prepared to help people in and around Dallas, TX who want to make sure their teeth are in good condition! You can set up an appointment to have your teeth and gums thoroughly examined, and – if appropriate – treated for any oral health issues that might be affecting you. You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Kalyan Nadella or Dr. Benjamin Walder by callingĀ (214) 827-8000.