About Oral Exams
Preventive dental care is key to getting and keeping a healthy, gorgeous smile. MINT dentistry in Shenandoah, TX recommends bi-annual cleanings and oral health exams. During your oral health exam at MINT dentistry, a board-certified dentist will perform an evaluation of your overall oral health and hygiene, looking for issues like oral cancer, cavities, decay as well as your risk for bone and gum disease. Our qualified MINT dental professionals will assess your need for treatment or restorations utilizing advanced equipment like digital x-rays. Residents in Shenandoah, TX are encouraged to schedule bi-annual dental examinations for themselves and their entire family at MINT dentistry so you all have healthy smiles.
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Dental exams should be scheduled once every year starting when a child is 18 months old. MINT dentistry offers superior dental care to every member of your family to address concerns with modern techniques and technology. Our team focuses on providing a positive experience for younger patients so they enjoy visits to MINT dentistry. We also like to help children and adults overcome negative experiences they may have had at another dentist. We like to help them feel safe and comfortable during their appointments at our office.
What to Expect
To protect your eyes from our work lights, you'll wear a pair of stylish MINT sunglasses during your examination as you sit back in a massaging treatment chair. Your exam will begin as your dentist evaluates your teeth, gums, and jaw while you watch a show or jam out with a pair of our Beats headphones. Next, a member of the MINT dentistry team will use digital x-rays to get a better view of your teeth and check for abnormalities. The dentist will then evaulate your head and neck, particularly your jawbone and bite. Your dentist will go over your results and, if a problem is diagnosed, your treatment options will be reviewed. Your dentist will ask about your overall health, including current medications and supplements since this may affect your dental health. Finally, your dentist will examine any restorations you have, like a crown or bridge, to see if they need to be repaired or replaced.
As long as we don't find any problems, then the only aftercare necessary would be to continue a regimen of home oral care, which includes brushing and flossing twice a day. You should also continue to schedule oral exams and professional cleanings every six months at MINT dentistry. Most patients only need an exam twice a year, but MINT dentistry may suggest scheduling exams more often for patients with certain oral health problems. If our team does find a problem, treatment options will be discussed and scheduled. As an example, if there is a cavity in your tooth, you'll be asked to schedule an appointment for a tooth-colored filling to treat it.
The MINT Commitment
Oral exams are considered an important preventive procedure, so it is typically covered by dental insurance. We will contact your insurance to figure out your policy benefits and calculate any remaining costs. If you do not have insurance, we offer the MINT Discount Plan that features large discounts on most every dental procedure at MINT. An added bonus to visiting for your yearly dental exams is free teeth whitening. At MINT dentistry, we provide complimentary whitening trays and gel to every patient at their annual exam and bi-annual cleanings. Nothing makes us happier than helping you achieve a brighter, healthier smile.
Optimal Oral Health
MINT dentistry in Shenandoah, TX offers preventive dental care to help make sure your next family portrait is full of bright, healthy smiles. MINT dentistry recommends scheduling annual exams and bi-annual cleanings to optimize your health and avoid serious oral health problems. Annual oral health exams at MINT dentistry are a good experience for children and adults. With a modern office with the latest tools and technology, we make it easy to make sure everyone in your family has a healthy smile. Contact MINT dentistry in Shenandoah, TX to schedule appointments for your whole family.