Ph: 210 432-0909 | Fax: 210 432-2070 | 4847 W Commerce St San Antonio, TX 78237 info@texassmilesusa.com

Dental Exam

During your initial visit, your dentist will give you a comprehensive exam. The dentist and hygienist assigned to you will make sure to:
Examine diagnostic x-rays (radiographs):
Necessary for finding decay, tumors, cysts, and bone loss. These x-rays are also used to diagnose developmental problems of teeth growing in.

Screen for oral cancer:
Check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues, and gums for any signs of oral cancer.

Check for gum disease:
Examination of the gums and bone around the teeth to find any signs of periodontal disease.

Check for tooth decay:
Use of special dental instruments to test all tooth surfaces for decay.

Examine existing restorations:
Check current fillings, crowns, and other restorations