A Dental Checkup Is Important for Preventing Cavities and Maintaining a Healthy Mouth
Here at Dr. Sanjay Merchant’s dental practice in Diamond Bar, California every dental checkup is designed to clean your teeth, maintain the health of your mouth, as well as examining your teeth and gums.
This starts with a professional dental cleaning performed by a professional dental hygienist. They will clean away all traces of hardened tartar and plaque buildup from your teeth. This will be followed by a simple polishing treatment to remove surface stains from your teeth.
Once this is done, Dr. Sanjay Merchant will examine your teeth and gums. If [heshe] finds any signs of cavities or periodontal disease, Dr. Sanjay Merchant will present you with viable treatment options. This might also include preventative care such as a fluoride treatment or applying dental sealants.
At the end of the dental check up, Dr. Sanjay Merchant will perform a basic screening for signs of oral or pharyngeal cancer. If [heshe] finds and overt signs of a problem, [heshe] will refer you to an oncologist who will confirm the diagnosis and help you understand your treatment options.
If you live in the Diamond Bar, California, area and you haven’t had a dental checkup in a while, you should call 909-860-0321 to schedule a checkup at Phillips Ranch - Family & Cosmetic Dentistry.