is also commonly called the "checkup and cleaning"
It is very
important for you to understand that during your recare appointment, you
will receive much more than just a cleaning. I don't know if you have ever
given it much thought, but you are receiving a FULL SPECTRUM of diagnostic,
preventive, and educational services specifically and individually designed
to help you keep the best possible smile for a lifetime. Based upon your
specific dental needs, your dental team will formulate a program designed
to accomplish your dental goals. Some or all of the following procedures
will be included in your recare appointment.
the DIAGNOSTIC phase of your visit we may include
the DIAGNOSTIC phase of your visit we may include:
The PREVENTIVE services
of your visit may include:
and updating of your medical history.
of any changes in your prescribed medications and physical condition.
X-rays for detecting decay, bone loss and oral pathologies (disease) such
as cysts etc.
of your teeth to detect decay.
of all existing restorations (filling and or crowns) for leakage and cracks
which may result in future decay.
of your periodontal (gum) tissues.
your biting patterns.
possible cosmetic alterations which you may feel will improve your smile.
screening (if necessary)
neck oral cancer screening.
of your teeth to remove all plaque and calculus (tartar).
of teeth to remove all surface stains.
all porcelain crowns.
all silver restorations.
of fluoride if necessary.
to a specialist for specific treatment if necessary.
Endodontist, Periodontist or an Oral Surgeon).
The EDUCATIONAL aspect
of your visit may include:
of your mouth with our intra-oral camera and a discussion of findings.
and flossing instructions.
on specific plaque-control items such as:
Perio-Aid™, rubber tip, Interplak™, Rotadent™
discussion (if necessary).
of prescribed dental treatment.
you on what's new in home care products and the latest advances in Dentistry.
of the recommended time periods between recare visits.
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can see now that your oral hygiene recare visit IS MORE than just
'a cleaning'. We believe that our patients deserve the benefits of the
FULL SPECTRUM of available dental services that can assist in the protection
of their overall medical and dental health.
remember, good oral hygiene is a great habit to get into! The rewards of
a FULL SPECTRUM Recare Appointment are a healthy dentition, a bright smile
and the confidence that you have begun a program that will continue to
provide benefits to you for years to come.
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