A Routine Dental Checkup Is Essential for Cleaning Your Teeth and Detecting Latent Oral Health Conditions

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Healthy teeth, gums, and other oral tissues have a significant bearing on your overall quality of life. Problems with tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health maladies can result in significant discomfort and could require costly or invasive methods of treatment.

To catch these problems early the American Dental Association recommends having a routine dental checkup performed every six months at a professional dental clinic like Dr. Ned Todorov DDS.

Each of these important appointments begins with a dental hygienist thoroughly cleaning your teeth. Special tools and training allow them to meticulously remove all traces of plaque and tartar from your teeth. Once this is done they will perform a dental polishing treatment to remove minor dental stains.

Dr. Ned Todorov will then examine your teeth and mouth to look for developing signs of cavities or gum disease. Then he will perform a screening to detect any early signs of oral or pharyngeal cancer.  

If there are further concerns about the mineral density of your tooth enamel he might recommend administering a fluoride treatment. If trapped bacterial deposits were found on the biting surfaces of your molars and premolars, Dr. Ned Todorov might also recommend applying dental sealants to protect the tooth enamel from new cavities.

If you live in the Wichita, Kansas, area and you are due for your next dental checkup, you should call 316-633-4543 to schedule an appointment at Dr. Ned Todorov DDS’s dental clinic.