Can you name one health care provider you visit more than any other? For most people, the response may be thier general dentist. This is because your general dentist helps monitor the health of your mouth which for some people can change or go down hill fairly quickly. As general dentists, we not only help keep the plaque and tarter off your teeth that your daily brushing and flossing cant get to but we also help monitor you for diseases like oral cancer and periodontal disease. All though most of what we do is preventative, its like the old saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of the cure”
What to Expect from Your General Dentist?
General dentists make a strong emphasis on regular dental checkups so that there are no hidden dental problems. Most dental visits are regular dental checkups (ideally every six months) which can help the dentist diagnose any potential dental issues.
On your first visit to a general dentist in Chandler AZ you will be asked for a full health history in order to know if there are any chronic diseases which can affect the dental treatment. A thorough cleaning will be performed with your regular checkups to remove plaque build-up and tartar which can cause gum disease. Your mouth will be thoroughly examined for any signs of disease which can become a serious problem in the future.