Dental Checkups & Cleanings – Castle Rock, CO

Protect Your Teeth with the Latest Methods

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Even if your teeth seem perfectly white and clean, things can change at a moment’s notice. Luckily, regularly receiving dental checkups and cleanings at our office in Castle Rock can detect and treat oral health problems in their early stages while also helping to keep your oral hygiene on the right track. In fact, the American Dental Association recommends seeing your dentist twice a year for routine exams and cleanings. Contact our office online to schedule a dentist’s visit that can save you a lot of expense and discomfort in the long run.

Why Choose Smile Castle Rock for Dental Checkups and Cleanings?

  • Experienced and Compassionate Dentists
  • Skilled and Knowledgeable Staff
  • Enjoy a Lasting Fresh and Clean Feeling

Why Are Regular Dental Checkups & Cleanings Important?

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While some people think that they don’t need to see a dentist if their teeth aren’t hurting, nothing could be further from the truth. Oral infections can progress even if your teeth and gums look perfectly normal. Fortunately, attending dental checkups and cleanings on a regular basis can save you much suffering and expense by resolving little issues before they can become major oral health problems. By showing up to our Castle Rock office for biannual exams, you can prevent many expensive and painful dental emergencies while making sure your teeth stay looking great.

What to Expect During a Dental Checkup

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Our team is trained to make checkups a breeze from start to finish. A dental checkup involves several steps, including:

  • We’ll ask you to update or review your medical history and inform us of the medications you are currently taking.
  • You’ll receive a brief but thorough oral exam so we can assess the health of your teeth, gums, and existing dental work. We’ll also take X-rays at least once a year to check for problems developing inside the structures of your mouth.
  • We’ll also closely screen the soft tissues of your mouth for any signs of oral cancer; though serious, this illness is quite treatable if detected early on!
  • Your dentist will create a treatment plan to resolve any issues they find and also give you the opportunity to ask any questions you have about your treatment or at-home oral hygiene.

What to Expect During a Dental Cleaning

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Our team will usually perform a dental cleaning immediately following a checkup. This is crucial to your oral health as there are areas within the mouth that can only be cleaned by a professional. A cleaning usually includes the following:

  • Our team will gently remove plaque and tartar using special tools. This will reduce your risks of developing tooth decay, gum disease, and unpleasant breath.
  • Your teeth will be flossed to remove any lingering food debris or plaque.
  • Once your teeth have been thoroughly cleaned, we will polish your teeth to get rid of stains and whiten your smile.
  • We may perform a fluoride treatment to reinforce your enamel and prevent tooth decay.