Dental Exams and Cleanings
For your first appointment we reserve 90 minutes of uninterrupted time with Dr. Alford for your new patient experience. Your visit will involve a detailed examination literally under the microscope to identify any areas of concern. Any necessary digital x-rays will be taken and reviewed. We will work together to create a game plan to achieve or maintain your dental health. In the absence of gum disease you will receive a gentle and thorough cleaning. You will leave our office with a clean bill of dental health or a detailed plan on how we will get there.
Our detailed and thorough examination will look for not just cavities but also assess wear patterns in your teeth, misaligned bite, signs of oral cancer, breakdown of existing filling and crowns, TMJ joint issues, and last but not least gum health.
Cleanings are the foundation of prevention and maintaining your dental health. Dr. Alford practices with a focus on prevention and will review and provide a home care plan and a tailored re-call schedule to maintain your oral health.