Complete Oral Exams
During your initial visit to Natick Dental Health, our skilled dental team will perform a complete and thorough oral exam. During subsequent check-up visits, your dentist and hygienist will also include the following:
Examination of diagnostic X-rays: Essential for detection of any decay, tumors, cysts, or bone loss. X-rays also help determine tooth and root positions.
Oral cancer screening: We examine your face, neck, lips, tongue, gums, and throat for any signs of oral cancer.
Gum disease evaluation: We check the gums and bone around the teeth for any signs of periodontal disease.
Examination of tooth decay: We use special dental instruments to check all tooth surfaces for decay.
Examination of existing restorations: We examine the condition of existing fillings, crowns, and other dental restorations.