Of all the services we provide here at Smile by Design, two of the most effective are dental checkups and cleanings. They help us find dental issues while they are still small and easy to treat, and often, they help us prevent many problems from developing in the first place. Plus, our team uses these appointments as an opportunity to get to know our patients well beyond their teeth, helping us deliver a more personalized experience that leads to better outcomes and stress-free visits to the dentist.
Our patients should schedule regular dental checkups at least once every six months at our Virginia Beach dental practice. During your family dentistry appointment at Smile by Design, we’ll give you a comprehensive dental examination. We check for cavities, infections, disease, mouth anomalies, and oral cancer. Our dentists discuss the state of your oral health, your treatment options, and your smile goals. We work with you to create an optimal plan for your oral health.
To support your homecare routine, our family dentists recommend scheduling regular cleanings with our dental hygienists. Bacteria and food particles can affect difficult to clean areas, and initiate dental problems, even for those diligent about daily oral hygiene. At your professional teeth cleaning, our hygienists will remove plaque and tartar and when finished, we’ll polish your teeth. If you have gum disease, we may recommend a deep cleaning that will remove tartar above and below your gum line.