At Wilbraham Dental Associates, we offer both adult and pediatric patients the most comprehensive dental checkups to help ensure any oral health issues no matter how minor, is caught in its earliest and most treatable stages. Both adult and pediatric checkups begin with a medical history to look for any issues that could increase the risk of dental diseases, including diabetes, which can actually increase the risks for both tooth decay and gum disease. Patients also will be asked about any symptoms or problems they’ve been experiencing. The checkup will begin with a visual examination of the teeth and gums, followed by a cleaning and possibly dental x-rays. Next, each tooth will be carefully evaluated for signs of decay and your gums will be examined for gum disease. Finally, you’ll learn about any problems you’re facing as well as your treatment options, and of course, you’ll have plenty of time to ask questions.
The team at your Wilbraham Dental Associates will ensure you are comfortable before, during, and after your procedure, and will happily to answer any questions you may have.