The comprehensive dental examination is not just about looking at your teeth but also your whole mouth and even areas outside your mouth! The comprehensive dental examination at Uplus Dental includes the following:
Check your medical history and dental history.
History taking of any problems or concerns you may have.
The Jaw Joint(TMJ), Lymph node and Muscles examination: Check the jaw joint, neck and facial muscles for any abnormalities.
Oral cancer screening: Check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues, and gums for any signs of oral cancer.
Examination of existing restorations: Chart current fillings, crowns, missing teeth etc.
Examination of tooth decay: All tooth surfaces will be checked for decay with special dental instruments.
Examination of your bite: Checking how your teeth meet and any for abnormal contacts on jaw movements and tooth wear, fractures, cracks.
Gum disease evaluation: Check the gums and bone around the teeth for any signs of periodontal disease. Check plaque and calculus deposits and note any gum recession.
Cosmetic Evaluation: Where requested, Checking the shape, shade, alignment and cosmetic harmony of your teeth.
Intra-Oral Photography: Photos are taken with our digital SLR camera with Macro lens and ring Flash to discuss our findings from the examination and to keep records.
Special Investigations: If necessary, Xrays with the very latest low dose instant digital x-rays essential for detection of decay, tumors, cysts, and bone loss, tooth and root positions.
Risk Assessment and categorization: For tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancer.
Discussion of any treatment needed to include future prevention, treatment options with pros and cons of each, prognosis of treatment including guarantees, costs and methods of payment.
Provision of written estmate/treatment plan.
Based on your initial dental examination a personalised advice and comprehensive treatment plan can be provided as to how your health of our teeth can be improved in the future. There are often several options available regarding types of treatment available and these will be fully discussed with you. Depending on the findings at the initial dental examination, we will give you a timetable as to how often you will need to be seen. A recommended programme for further examinations and visits will be discussed. On occasion it may be necessary to make a further appointment to discuss suggested treatment options. We will always endeavour to tailor your treatment to what is best for you. You will be involved in this process to ensure that you are happy with what is proposed throughout your treatment.
Feel free to call us to book in for Dental Examination and Treatment Plan from Uplus Dental in Strathfield region.
The moment you step into our dentist you will immediately recognise that this is not your ordinary dental practice. Every detail has been designed for your ultimate comfort. Settle in and relax! You’ve put yourself in good hands.