Most of our healthy patients benefit from a preventive cleaning and exam every six months. During this appointment, we will gently clean plaque, stain, and tartar away from your teeth and screen for signs of gum disease or tooth decay.
After your cleaning, we may recommend a professional fluoride treatment to combat enamel demineralization and limit your risk of tooth decay. Fluoride is also very effective in managing sensitivity.
Routine digital x-rays allow Dr. Jackson to assess areas of your teeth and jaws that are not visible during a clinical exam.
Some of the reasons why we recommend low-radiation radiographs include screening for: