At ADAP we offer a much more detailed examination than most dental practices. This includes; a thorough check up examination, x-ray, professional cleaning of your teeth, gums, and mouth.
We offer a thorough dental examination which includes:
Good dental health prevents minor problems from becoming major ones, giving you the best chance to achieve a beautiful, healthy smile for life. We recommend six monthly check ups, which when supported by a good at-home routine will help to keep your mouth healthy.
Why oral health checks are important:
Oral health linked to overall health
Modern medicine recognises that oral health is linked to overall health. This link has to with dental bacteria and the way it interacts with the rest of your body. Now, while it is still unclear exactly what the link is, there is evidence to suggest that problems such as periodontitis is linked to:
The importance of oral health checks
Oral health checks are important for two reasons:
If oral cancer is not detected early the survival rate is very low; this is one of the reasons why it’s so important to detect it early. Your tongue can tell a dentist a lot about the health of your body. For example, if someone is anaemic this will show up in the mouth first. HIV also shows up in the mouth early on.
These reasons are why oral health checks are so important. Oral health checks are much more than just checking your teeth and gums—it’s about checking the health of the body in general.
If you would like more information on oral health checks, or if you would like to book an appointment, feel free to contact us today.
If you have any further questions or queries, don't hesitate to contact us.