About Dental Exams
To help manage oral health problems before they develop, everyone should schedule a dental appointment with our dentists at DentalWorks - Wilmington in Wilmington, NC at least once every year. During the personal consultation, our dentists will use a variety of examination procedures to check the condition of the mouth for problematic symptoms of concern. This usually includes a complete oral exam, which involves checking the teeth, mouth, and gums with a visual check and digital X-rays. By offering dental exams, DentalWorks - Wilmington can help children and adults around Wilmington, NC take early measures to catch oral health conditions in the early stages. This is the recommended course of action to give the patient a realistic course of treatments that may be easier and lower in cost.
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"My husband has been going to DentalWorks for over a year. He had a lot of dental problems from not being able to take care of his dental hygiene due to his Parkinson’ disease and not so good with his hands in flossing and brushing his teeth. He had crowns replaced, cavities filled by Dr. Smith. Catherine is such a nice hygienist, very patient and skillful to clean his teeth. We are very happy with DentalWorks and highly recommend their practice!"- T.B. / Google / Sep 07, 2018
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"Great service. Didn't have to wait in the waiting room! Was called straight back for my appt and was out the door within 45 min. Very friendly staff."- S.M. / Google / Aug 08, 2018
What to Expect
A detailed dental check will proceed with a conversation between our dentist and the patient. We will record a history about the patient's health, including any medical history and current medications. Our dentist will talk with the patient to find out if they have became aware of any oral health changes. To get a accurate picture of the patient's mouth, our dentist will obtain digital X-rays to obtain an image of the mouth. A visual examination of the mouth with probing will also aid in finding signs of oral concerns. The probing instrument will be used to examine the strength of the gums by measuring the depth of the gum pockets and finding areas of inflammation.
If our dentists find any areas of infection during the dental examination, they will work with the him or her about possible dental procedures that may be completed at DentalWorks - Wilmington or at the patient's home. Dental well visits will be recommended so that the he or she can continue to keep up with their overall oral health. If a patient continues to have ongoing symptoms our dentists may advise that the patient consult with a dental specialist.
The benefits manager at DentalWorks - Wilmington will contact the patient's dental insurance company to determine coverage all expected costs prior to the visit. DentalWorks - Wilmington offers credit options to help assist with the cost.
Plan Your Procedure
Prevent and Protect
Be sure to get in touch with DentalWorks - Wilmington in Wilmington, NC to make your upcoming dental exam and consultation so you can improve healthy teeth and smile. With consistent dental treatments at DentalWorks - Wilmington, our dentists can stay on target with any significant changes. This allow for less hours of time and trouble, as well as avoid an extensive dental therapy.