Examinations can be limited or comprehensive depending on your circumstances.
Limited exam is generally for emergency or screening purposes to get acquainted and decide on limited treatment or to move to comprehensive exam for long-term care.
Comprehensive exam is a thorough gathering of data to provide our team the information needed to determine the BEST treatment plan options for your specific situation. With the use of the latest technology like digital x-ray, intra-oral cameras, and clinical computers we are able to detect problems early AND you get to see what we see. No more wondering what or why.
This exam may include x-rays, oral cancer screening, gum disease analysis, TMJ screening, assessment of existing fillings and restorations, cavity detection, bite analysis, smile analysis, tooth color analysis, photographic series, intra-oral camera previews, or models with diagnostic wax-up. All of these are carefully considered for your specific treatment plan to meet your specific needs and desires.
Comprehensive exams extends BEYOND the here and now, planning for lasting results and proper maintenance. With a focus on preventing dental disease like cavities, gum disease, and wearing down of enamal, we hope to save you time and money over your lifetime. Treatment plans are written with the goal of keeping your teeth healthy for a lifetime. Diagnostic tests or records are ordered according to your specific needs.
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