Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines
1601 N Palm Avenue, Suite 104, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026

General Dentistry 101 – Get the Facts about Dental Checkups

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Most general dentistry professionals recommend having a checkup and professional dental cleaning twice a year; this allows your dentist to look for early signs of decay and other problems that you may not yet see or feel. If disease is found, a treatment program can begin immediately. The earlier dental problems are detected, the more easily they are managed. If you have a history of gum disease, a weakened immune system, or medical problems like diabetes, you may need to visit your dental clinic more often.

The General Dentistry Comprehensive Exam

A comprehensive dental exam not only checks for cavities and gum disease, but also analyzes your mouth, jaw, head, and neck. You will likely receive a comprehensive exam if you are a new patient or haven’t seen your dentist in a long time. If necessary, your dentist may order X-rays to obtain more detailed images of your teeth and jaw. Here are a few more things you can expect:

  • Your head, neck, salivary glands, and lymph nodes will be manually examined for signs of inflammation and tenderness.
  • Jaw function and temporomandibular joint health will be evaluated.
  • Your dentist will look for lesions on the soft tissues inside your mouth including your lips, tongue, cheeks, and throat.
  • Gums will be evaluated for periodontal disease.
  • Your dentist will determine if your teeth and jaw meet together properly.
  • Existing dental work such as crowns, fillings, dentures, and bridges will be checked for stability.

Family Dental Pembroke Pines Resources

Family dental Pembroke Pines resources can be found through online directories, phone books, and recommendations from family and friends. If you can’t remember your last dental exam, find a great local dentist and schedule one today.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Pembroke Pines, call Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines today at (954) 417-6146 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Pembroke Pines. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines.

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  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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