Dental Examinations……Taking a Closer Look

 Did you know that this is all included in your routine examination?

  • Updating your general health details
  • Checking for pain and discomfort
  • Checking the jaw joints
  • Analysing the occlusion (bite)
  • Assessing the soft tissue for infections or other conditions
  • Oral cancer check
  • Confirmation that previous dental work is satisfactory
  • Recording measurements of the gums to assess for gum disease
  • Examination of teeth for caries (tooth decay)
  • Cross Infection Control (sterilisation and disinfection of treatment room and instruments)
  • Treatment planning and note taking
  • Planning and prevention of dental disease – caries, perio, oral cancer, tooth surface loss