What will happen at my dental appointment?
Each individual mouth is unique, so the exact treatment at each dental visit can vary based upon your oral health and your needs. There are several steps that will take place during your visit.
Your visit may consist of having x-rays taken to assist in detecting decay, gum disease and other anomalies. How often these are needed or taken depends upon each individual's need and health history.
Dr. Lusk will visually examine your mouth, gums, tongue and teeth and discuss any issues and treatment needed with you.
During each checkup, a dental hygienist will clean your teeth by removing the plaque and tartar that is stuck to your teeth with special instruments. Your hygienist may also discuss any issues you may be having with your teeth or gums, and provide educational tips for maintaining oral health.
This patient came to our office about nine months ago to learn more about smile makeover options. We reviewed his x-rays and previous dental work and came up with a ... Read more