#101- 80A Sixth Street, New Westminster BC
Dental Check up
Cavities & Gum disease are preventable,
The health of the mouth is linked to the body.
The cost of Dental Exam and preventive care is far less than Dental Treatments. Call our office to learn more about our affordable teeth cleaning fees.
Good oral hygiene is essential in maintaining healthy teeth and preventing gum disease.
Regular dental visits will help identify and deal with any signs of concern early on. Daily teeth cleaning and a healthy diet are equally important.
Tooth decay and cavities may not cause any symptoms until they are very large. Warning signs may include tooth sensitivity, particularly after sweet, cold, or hot foods and drinks.
It is recommended that you visit your dentist at least once a year.
DENTAL EXAM HAS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN EARLY DETECTION OF ORAL CANCER.
Oral cancer may occur on the lips, gums, tongue, cheeks, or the palate.
People who use tobacco or a combination of tobacco and alcohol are at a greater risk.
most pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions are painless. See your dentist if you notice:
- White or red patches inside the mouth or on the lip
- Sore that bleeds and does not heal in within 3 weeks
- Pain or numbness in the mouth or lips
- Unexpected loosening of a tooth or teeth
Avoid tobacco, excessive alcohol use and wear lip balm that contains sunscreen to reduce the risk of lip cancer.
Excessive jaw clenching and bruxism can accelerate tooth and jaw deterioration.
A Nightguard, also known as an Occlusal Guard, is a removable acrylic appliance that fits over the upper or lower teeth and is used to minimize the effects of grinding the teeth and joint problems (TMD) during sleep.
A removable intra-oral appliance that is worn to protect the teeth and alveolar bone (bone that holds teeth) during contact sports.
Diagnostic records include Digital X-Rays, Digital Photographs and Diagnostic Models. These records are used to formulate the sequence of the dental treatment.