Advanced Dental Care at RDV Sportsplex
8701 Maitland Summit Blvd, Orlando, FL 32810

Family Dental Quick Exam Guide

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In addition to good home care and professional cleaning, part of every good dental care routine is scheduling regular appointments with a general dentistry professional for complete dental exams. Depending on your oral health, your dentist may want to see you once every year or more often. At every visit, your dental technician and dentist will update your medical history, discuss any new symptoms or problems concerning your teeth and gums, and perform a comprehensive dental exam and oral cancer screening.

The Visual and Manual Tooth and Gum Exam

One of the most basic procedures in general dentistry is the visual exam. Your dentist will start by looking closely at all of your teeth and the tissues surrounding them. He or she will also check each tooth with a dental instrument called an explorer; this will help uncover any decay, stains, or signs of gum recession. In some cases, your dentist will also order dental X-rays to help diagnose any hidden conditions that need attention.

Oral Cancer Screening

During your oral cancer screening, your dentist will examine the soft tissues inside your mouth for lesions, lumps, discoloration, or other abnormalities. If a suspicious spot is found, you will need further testing to determine if cancer is present. You may be referred to an oral surgeon for a biopsy. The risk of oral cancer rises if you use tobacco products, drink alcohol excessively, or have a previous history of oral cancer. If you are concerned about your cancer risk, ask your dentist to refer you for specialized oral cancer screenings.

Find Dentists to Meet Your Needs

When it’s time to schedule your visit, contact your family dental clinic. Keep in mind that some dental insurance companies will only cover basic exams, so it’s best to determine exactly what services are covered before your appointment date arrives. If you don’t already have a trusted family dental professional in mind, browse listings under general dentistry or family dentistry in your phone directory to find dentists who can treat both you and other family members.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Orlando, call Advanced Dental Care at RDV Sportsplex today at (321) 594-2624 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Orlando. With 20 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care at RDV Sportsplex, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care at RDV Sportsplex.

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