How Often Should I Visit Dentists of Whittier?
Dentists of Whittier recommends getting a dental cleaning twice a year. In addition, dental exams are typically performed annually. However, if you have a dental issue, it is important to get in to see us as soon as possible. When you combine daily oral care practices, such as proper brushing and flossing, with dental exams and cleanings, you can prevent unnecessary dental problems.
What Can I Expect at My Annual Dental Exam?
Annual dental exams help identify and correct problems before they worsen. At Dentists of Whittier, you can expect us to check for any signs of decay, gum disease, or oral cancer during your dental exam. In addition, we will check the alignment of your bite, look for TMJ, abnormalities with the jawbone, and any soft tissue diseases or disorders. The use of digital x-rays during your exam aids Dentists of Whittier in providing comprehensive exams by illuminating additional issues.