With a view into your mouth we get a reflection of your over all health.
Every 6 months with your oral health review we include the following:
1. Blood pressure checked
2. Oral cancer screening
3. Thyroid palpation
4. Lymph gland palpation
5. Thorough evaluation of teeth for decay, cracked, or leaking fillings
6. Assessment of periodontal (gum) disease
7. Necessary x-rays with our digital machine
a. There is 60%-90% decreased radiation exposure with our state of the art computerized digital x-ray
8. Screening for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)
The American Medical Association and the American Dental Association have confirmed a link between chronic gum disease and heart related disease , such as strokes, heart attacks, coronary artery disease, arthritis, Parkinson disease, diabetes,pancreatic cancer, and low birth weight babies.