It’s NOT Just a Cleaning!

At Susquehanna Dental Arts, we believe that your ongoing, regularly-scheduled hygiene visits are the most important appointments that you can keep. Here’s a list of some of the things we do for you during every hygiene visit – it’s more than just a cleaning!

  • Review your medical history and modify treatment accordingly
  • Blood pressure screeningteeth mold on desk
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Gum (periodontal) disease screening
  • Cavity detecting x-rays
  • Full mouth disease and tumor-detecting x-rays
  • Examination of existing fillings
  • Detection of new cavities
  • Evaluation of your bite and the consequences of missing or crowded teeth
  • Re-check dental appliances for fit (dentures, partials, bite-guards, etc.)
  • Evaluate cosmetic needs to give a more beautiful smile
  • Removal of hardened bacterial deposits
  • Removal of soft, sticky bacterial deposits
  • Removal of coffee, tea, and tobacco stains
  • Floss and polish teeth to make them squeaky clean
  • Clean dental appliances
  • Give personalized oral hygiene instructions, plus the specific aids for your use at home
  • Tale intraoral photos of problem areas – so you can see what we see
  • Plan treatment for present and future dental health
  • Evaluate your overall dental needs and refer you to specialists if needed
  • Inform you about cutting-edge dental technology and treatments available at our office

Come visit us at Susquehanna Dental Arts for your regular hygiene visit to maintain your healthy, beautiful smile! Your car gets routine maintenance appointments – why shouldn’t you?