Seeing the doctor for a routine examination and cleaning every 6 months is extremely important for prevention. Dr. Lee will take her time to evaluate your hygiene techniques and make adjustments to your routines where it’s needed. She supports patients’ healthy oral care habits to avoid serious restorative procedures in the future.
Dr. Lee provides you with a very thorough evaluation, including an oral cancer screening, gum disease screening, laser cavity detection, diagnostic digital X-rays and imaging.
Professional teeth cleanings are very important in maintaining the health of your teeth and gums as well as your overall health. Years of research have linked oral health to other illnesses of your body, such as heart disease, lung infections, diabetes, and low birth weight infants. Therefore it’s important to keep a healthy mouth. Ideally, you should have a teeth cleaning at least twice a year to prevent future problems from occurring.
Sealants are strong and wear resistant to protect your child’s teeth from getting dental caries.
Periodontal (Gum) Treatment
A thorough periodontal exam and periodontal care (gum treatment) is vital for the protection of your oral health and overall health. Untreated gum disease, such as gingivitis, can lead to severe dental problems and serious health conditions. Periodontal treatment can prevent gum disease from causing further damage to your health.