Exams & Cleanings

Maintain Your Smile's Health with Exams and Cleanings

Regular dental exams and cleanings are your first line of defense against oral health issues.

Regular dental exams and professional cleanings are essential to maintaining oral health and preventing future complications. At Williams Dentistry in Fletcher, NC, we offer comprehensive exams that include screenings for decay, gum disease, and oral cancer, ensuring all aspects of your oral health are monitored. Our skilled hygienists perform cleanings that remove plaque and tartar, preventing the onset of gingivitis and periodontal disease. By detecting potential issues early, we can manage them more effectively, keeping your smile healthy and bright. Schedule your next appointment with us to experience dedicated dental care tailored to your needs.

Preventative Care

Regular exams and cleanings help prevent dental problems before they start, reducing the need for more complex and expensive treatments down the line.

Early Detection of Issues

Our detailed exams can catch early signs of issues such as cavities, gum disease, and even oral cancer, facilitating early intervention and better outcomes.

Oral Hygiene Education

During your visit, our team provides personalized advice on oral hygiene techniques, helping you improve your daily care routine and overall oral health.

Experience Comprehensive & Personal Dental Care

At Williams Dentistry, we believe in a holistic approach to dental care. Our routine exams and cleanings are complemented by a warm, welcoming environment where every patient is treated with respect and care. We use the latest tools and techniques to provide pain-free, effective cleanings and examinations. Our team is committed to ensuring that each visit is comfortable, informative, and leaves you feeling confident in your dental health.

Dental Exams & Cleanings FAQs

How often should I have a dental exam and cleaning?

We generally recommend that patients visit us every six months for a routine exam and cleaning, though some individuals might require more frequent visits depending on their specific oral health needs.

What can I expect during a dental exam?

During a dental exam, your dentist will check for cavities, examine your gum health, and screen for oral cancer. X-rays may be taken to diagnose issues not visible to the naked eye.

Is a professional cleaning really better than at-home care?

Yes, professional cleanings remove plaque and tartar that regular brushing and flossing can’t, which is crucial for preventing decay and gum disease.

What is the difference between a cleaning and deep cleaning?

A regular cleaning focuses on the surfaces of the teeth and the gum line, while a deep cleaning, or scaling and root planing, is needed when there is significant tartar buildup below the gum line, often due to gum disease.

Will my insurance cover dental exams and cleanings?

Most dental insurance plans cover exams and cleanings twice a year. We recommend checking with your provider to understand your specific coverage.

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