Dental checkups & cleanings are vital to your oral and overall health. At Chisholm Trail Dental Health, we provide thorough examinations of your mouth and in-depth cleanings because we believe that preventing is always better than treating. Dr. Mike Asay and his highly-trained staff can keep your teeth and gums healthy, protecting you from issues like gum disease and cavities from occurring. However, if they do occur, these routine dental visits will give us the opportunity to treat the issue while it’s still small. Read on to learn more about regular checkups and cleanings and what happens during your typical appointment.
During your regular checkup, Dr. Asay will carefully examine your entire mouth, teeth, gums, and jaw to make sure everything is functioning properly. He will also take X-Rays of your smile to get an even closer look at your dental structure and any potential issues that aren’t visible to the naked eye. Along with checking the health of your teeth, we will examine your gums to make sure you don’t have gum disease or its beginning stages.
During this simple checkup, he will also provide a potentially life saving oral cancer screening. This easy process lasts only a few minutes, where he will visually and physically examine your mouth and areas around it for any signs of oral cancer. This biannual checkup helps you leave the office with a great looking and feeling smile, but it also prevents you from more extensive and expensive procedures in the future.
When it’s time for your cleaning, one of our experienced dental hygienists will:
This is also a great time to ask any questions you’ve been having about your toothbrush, oral healthcare, or about dentistry in general. Our knowledgeable team is always ready and willing to give you the information that you need.
When is the last time that you received a routine checkup and cleaning? Contact Dr. Asay, your experienced family dentist in Round Rock, to ensure the health of your smile.