Why Routine Dental Checkups Are Important

Having regular dental appointments is important for your oral health. We suggest that patients come in for a checkup at least twice a year. Our dentists will examine your unique smile and determine your unique needs. Depending on your oral health, you may need to visit our office more often. It is important that you come to Virginia Dental Group as recommended by our dentists because she can detect dental health issues before they become serious during these visits. If an issue is caught early, treatment will be less invasive and more affordable. When you come to your regular checkups as recommended, our dentists can prevent some issues from occurring in the first place. Having regular dental appointments is also important because some diseases have symptoms that are evident in the mouth and our dentists will check for these.

When you come to Virginia Dental Group for your routine appointment, our hygienist will first thoroughly clean your teeth. Then our dentists or hygienist will examine your teeth and gums thoroughly. They will check your gums for signs of gum disease and other issues. Our dentists will then perform an oral cancer screening. They will decide whether or not you need dental X-rays taken.

Remember that even if you don’t have any symptoms, it is important to see the dentist regularly. You could still have dental issues that are in their early stages that our dentists can diagnose. Also, having regular dental cleanings is beneficial to your oral health. We invite you to contact our office today to learn more about dental cleanings in Fairfax, Virginia, and to schedule your next visit. We are excited to get to know you and to serve your smile!

Virginia Dental Group PLLC

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