Maintaining a healthy mouth calls for several important steps. These steps include a consistent daily oral hygiene routine, using only high-quality oral care products, and making sure that you see our dentist, Dr. Stan Scalf for a routine dental checkup twice each year.
One of Stan Scalf DMD’s dental hygienists will with a thorough cleaning, which will remove tartar, plaque, and bacteria from your teeth. Then, the hygienist will polish your teeth to remove surface stains.
Once this is done the dentist will examine your teeth and mouth for any signs of tooth decay, gum disease, and the early onset of oral cancer. Should he detect a problem or potential problem, he will talk with you about your treatment options. This might also include preventive measures such as applying dental sealants or administering a simple fluoride treatment.
If the dentist suspects some aspect of your daily routine could use some improvement, you have a question, the dentist and his staff will be happy to give you some tips on improving your brushing and flossing. Sometimes minor improvements in your brushing and flossing technique can go a long way toward helping you maintain a healthy mouth for many years to come.
If you live in the Georgetown, Kentucky, region and you have an oral health concern, you should call 502-863-9340 to schedule a dental checkup at Stan Scalf DMD.