As dental concerns rarely cause significant discomfort in their early stages, they can go undetected until they are quite severe, requiring extensive and expensive treatment.
Routine checks can help detect these problems in their early stage therefore making management simpler and more affordable.
Routine dental checks aim to determine:
The interval between dental checkups is based on your overall risk for dental problems.
Depending on your risk for dental problems, the recommendation for checkups can vary from 3 monthly to annually.
Some people prefer to have regular checkups as they get comfort knowing their teeth and gum health is being reviewed regularly.
Dr. Andrew will discuss your risk status and can recommend a recall and review strategy.
Routine dental xrays are extremely important as they:
Dental x-rays should be taken at least every 2 years.
At Smile Hawthorn, we utilise digital xray technology which reduces your radiation exposure significantly and minimises risks from having xrays taken.
The information contained on this website is general in nature and does not take into account your personal situation. Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. You should consider whether the information is appropriate to your needs, and where appropriate, seek advice from a dental professional.
Smile Hawthorn is a modern family dental and orthodontic practice that provides comprehensive dental and specialist orthodontic services to the community.
560 Glenferrie Road,Hawthorn, VIC 3122
03 9939 8006