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What to Expect on Your First Visit | Dentist Burien & Kent


What Happens During a Dental Visit?

On your first visit to Rewards Dental, we will take a full health history. On subsequent visits, if your health status has changed, make sure to tell us.

Most dental visits are checkups. Regular checkups (ideally every six months) will help your teeth stay cleaner, last longer and can prevent painful problems from developing.


Cleaning

Cleaning

Checkups almost always include a complete cleaning, either from our Burien and Kent dentist or a dental hygienist. Using special instruments, a dental hygienist will scrape below the gumline, removing built-up plaque and tartar that can cause gum disease, cavities, bad breath and other problems.


Dental Exam

Full Exam

Your dentist serving Burien and Kent will perform a thorough examination of your teeth, gums and mouth, looking for signs of disease or other problems. His or her goal is to help maintain your good oral health and to prevent problems from becoming serious, by identifying and treating them as soon as possible.


X-Ray

X-Ray

X-rays can diagnose problems otherwise unnoticed, such as damage to jawbones, impacted teeth, abscesses, cysts or tumors, and decay between the teeth.



How long should I go between visits?

If your teeth and gums are in good shape, you probably won't need to return for three to six months. If further treatment is required, you should make an appointment before leaving our dentist office.





Let's get together to find out what your smile needs.

Our friendly and experienced Burien and Kent dental team can sit with you to go over some of the treatment options you may need. Come visit us today!

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