Your hygienist will review your oral health history during your appointment and make any necessary updates. You may be offered a topical anesthetic gel to make your dental cleaning more comfortable.
Your teeth cleaning and examination include:
Most people are encouraged to schedule twice-yearly visits for best results. After your hygienist has completed a thorough cleaning and evaluation of your dental health, Dr. Andersen will perform a comprehensive examination of your entire oral cavity. This includes a head and neck exam for oral disease and cancer, as well as an evaluation of the teeth and their supporting tissues.
For patients without dental insurance, affordable teeth cleanings are available as a participant in the Artisan Dental Health Plan.