Looking into your open mouth, we see so much more than teeth. In many ways, it’s a window into the health of your entire body. Things like vitamin and mineral deficiencies are easily detected—and just as easily treated. Problems that might in the future become serious are spotted and responded to.
That’s why a dental hygiene exam is so much more important—and more valuable!—than simply a tooth cleaning.
You may miss early warning signals on your own. They cause little or no distress. But it’s important they’re identified and resolved BEFORE they begin to cause distress.
Essentially, a routine oral checkup amounts to a mini-physical checkup. It’s one that will painlessly leave you confident of your own state of health. If it’s been a while, give us a call today!