In our office, we see new patients weekly and perform a thorough exam including an oral cancer screening by Dr. Lee. During their initial important dental hygiene appointment, our hygienist perfoms a periocharting which is measuring the gum depth around each tooth in six places to detect any signs of gum disease (periodontal disease).
It is always surprising to us to hear patients say that their previous dentist never or rarely did this procedure. Our hygienist continues on to thoroughly debride the mouth of calculus (tartar), which is the buildup that creates gum disease. We discuss each patients specific oral condition and teach them how to best care for their mouth!
What are you waiting for? Please give us a call to book an appointment.