Regular dental exams and tooth cleanings are critical to overall dental health. You can’t trust a lack of oral pain to tell you that everything is all right. There is no discomfort with early cavities or the early stages of gum disease. In fact, you won’t have any warning of decay until it’s approaching the nerve or until some of the supporting bone around your teeth has been lost.
Nearly every dental problem can be easily reversed or cured if detected early enough. With the use of technological advances such as; lasers that help detect decay, digital x-rays that use less radiation and magnifying cameras that help the doctor and patient see better, an examination isn’t what it used to be.
We use KaVo DIAGNOdent®, a small laser instrument, which scans your teeth with harmless laser light searching for hidden decay. Learn more about this process and view the DIAGNOdent® brochure. Your mouth began as a perfect design and there is no reason to travel through life with imperfect teeth.
Adults with no history of gum disease should see a dentist twice a year for cleanings and exams. Children and seniors may require more attention.
Give Dr. Pinedo’s office a call at (310) 530-8800 or Contact Us and experience how a proactive regimen of annual dental cleanings and exams will keep your mouth in tip top shape, year after year.