Dental Exams and Cleanings in Calgary, AB

While twice-a-day brushing and once-a-day flossing are crucial, regular exams and cleanings at Poplar Dental are also essential for maximal dental health.

Benefits of Exams and Cleanings

Regular dental exams and cleanings in Calgary, AB are underscored by health and financial advantages. Early identification of potential issues results in money savings in terms of treatments. Leaving dental problems untreated can transform minor issues into severe complications.

Dental or gum infections can spread through the bloodstream to vital organs. Booking an appointment with our trained dentist near you benefits patients in multiple ways.

Exams and cleanings help with:

    • Screening, prevention, and treatment of gum disease and cavities
    • Timely treatment of chipped, cracked, or missing teeth
    • Elimination of plaque and tartar build-up and leaves patients with fresh breath and brighter teeth
    • Early detection of other health conditions like oral cancer, diabetes, arthritis, and lupus which first show up in the form of symptoms in the oral cavity

Exams and Cleanings at Poplar Dental

Dr. Perry may take anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes to perform a routine exam, and dental cleanings generally take about one hour to complete. The duration of the exams and cleanings depends on the extent and number of problems.

A routine dental exam involves:

Oral Cancer Screening

Our dentist in Calgary, AB looks out for lesions, unusual patches, discolorations, and lumps, which may indicate the onset of oral cancer.

Gum Disease Screening

More than 70% of Americans suffer from gum disease at some time in their lives. Gum disease can cause bone loss and infect tooth roots. We will examine your oral cavity for redness, signs of inflammation, gum pockets, and swelling.

Cavity and Decay Detection and Treatment

Dr. Perry will look for signs of decay, cavities. We may also use diagnostic x-rays to detect hidden cavities or decay under the gum line that may cause pain or discomfort at a later stage.

Busy work and life schedules often prevent us from taking care of our oral health. Please call us for an appointment for reliable exams and cleanings near you.

All services performed by a general dentist

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