Cavities, periodontal disease, and oral cancers can cause significant discomfort and might prove costly to treat. A routine dental checkup and cleaning at Dr. James Schall’s dental office can effectively clean our teeth and detect any oral health problems early.
The dental checkup starts with a thorough dental cleaning performed by a professional dental hygienist. This will remove plaque and hardened tartar from your teeth. Through the course of the cleaning they will also keep an eye out for overt signs cavities or gum disease. The cleaning also includes a dental polishing treatment to remove surface stains from the teeth in your smile.
Dr. James Schall will then perform a thorough examination of your mouth. If they finds any signs of tooth decay or gum disease, theywill present you with the applicable treatment options.
Dr. James Schall will then perform an oral cancer screening. This involves an examination of your mouth, neck, tongue, and throat to detect any early signs of oral or pharyngeal cancer. If a problem is noticed, they will refer you to a specialist for further diagnosis and treatment.
If you live in Havre de Grace, Maryland, and you’re due for your next dental checkup and cleaning, you should call 410-939-4030 to schedule an appointment at Bel Air Smile Partners. Let us help you get your healthiest smile today!