When you come to our office for the first time, our prosthodontist and team will begin with an initial oral exam. This helps us have a better understanding of your dental history and what may be required to help restore your teeth.
As part of this process, our prosthodontist will perform a visual examination of your teeth to check their structure and the oral anatomy of your jaw. These exams usually include digital X-rays and a cone beam CT scan, which help us see the bone structure of your teeth beneath your gumline and create a 3D picture of your head, throat and mouth. This process is important for our team to gain a better understanding of your dental needs. Our prosthodontist may also probe your mouth with dental tools, such as an intraoral camera, to evaluate your gums and bite and help us identify any other dental problems.
After your oral examination is complete, our prosthodontist will discuss your overall dental health with you and any potential conditions that were found during the exam. By outlining the results in writing and suggesting treatment, our prosthodontist and team help you stay informed so you can make an educated decision when choosing the next step in your dental journey. We also discuss financial options for the treatments, so you can have a clear outline of the different financial costs involved. We invite you to share any of your concerns with us and are more than happy to answer your questions to help you meet your dental goals.
Give our office a call today to learn more and schedule an appointment with us.