Periodic Oral Evaluation
- Oral cancer screening, decay and related infection & symptom evaluation, periodontal (gum) disease screening, fractured/broken teeth assessment, oral hygiene & anticipatory guidance, necessary treatment recommendations.
Professional Teeth Cleaning
- Microbial plaque, deposits and superficial stain removal with scaler and/or ultrasonic machine, enamel teeth polish, topical fluoride application, measurement of bone loss (indicator of periodontal disease) counseling for oral hygiene and preventative home-care.
- sealants are effective in preventing and arresting pit-and-fissure occlusal caries lesions of primary and permanent molars in children and adolescents compared to the non-use of sealants or use of fluoride varnishes; and
- sealants can minimize the progression of non-cavitated occlusal caries lesions (also referred to as initial lesions) of the tooth that received the sealant.