Accepting Medicaid, Adult Medicaid, CHIP, & Most Insurances

North Richland Hills, TX 817.281.5000

Denton, TX 940.382.5900

 

Picture Perfect Smile

Teeth Cleaning

A hygiene appointment is not just a cleaning. Just as an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, the best oral health investment you can make is a regular appointment with one of our highly skilled, knowledgeable and dedicated doctors.

absolutesmile and staff are specially trained in preventive dental care. They are here to help you achieve and maintain good oral health. Once you have completed any dental care, from simple fillings or crowns, to implants and cosmetic dentistry, the doctors will help you maintain the new restorations for years and years to come.

We are proud to say our doctors graduated at the top of her class during their professional education. Like everyone in our practice we are dedicated to continuing education at the highest level.

Our doctors spends up to a full hour with each patient ensuring the most comprehensive and thorough cleaning and examination possible. During every appointment with the hygienist, the patient is also examined by a doctor.

What does our doctors do during your visit?

Review and assess your overall health history, during the first visit, to determine if there are any existing medical conditions that could have an impact on your treatment

Assess, at each subsequent visit, your overall oral health and note any changes

Screen for oral cancer using state of the art screening methods and equipment

Look for problems, including cavities and gum disease that can be treated before they become much more serious

Screen for oral symptoms of other serious illnesses, including heart disease and diabetes

Teach, review and reinforce the techniques of good oral hygiene, including effective brushing and flossing

Take digital x-rays

Remove hard and soft deposits (calculus and plaque – which contains bacteria) both below and above the gum line

Polish teeth

Apply cavity-preventative agents, including fluorides wherever needed

Apply, when indicated, an antibacterial medication (Arestin), which is placed directly beneath the gums of certain patients, to help slow the deterioration of the bone and soft tissues associated with periodontal disease

Apply special desensitizing liquids to sensitive teeth

Counsel on the link between diet and nutrition and oral health

Work with you to develop a personalized oral health plan

Summing up the benefits of regular visits to a hygienist for checkups and cleanings:

Many conditions are detected and treated before they can become unpleasant, time-consuming, costly and potentially dangerous problems

Studies show that patients who see their hygienist on a scheduled basis are more likely to have healthier bone and gums and to keep their teeth significantly longer.

Poor oral health can affect your ability to properly chew and digest your food, leading to serious nutritional and systemic problems.

Poor oral health can affect your appearance and your self-esteem.

Poor oral health can have serious implications on your general health and well being

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