Dental Exams in Seattle, WA

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The Importance of Dental Exams

Attending regular dental evaluations lets you take a preemptive step to ensure the wellness of your teeth. An annual oral exam at [email protected] screens for dental cavities, periodontal disease, and numerous other conditions that could damage your dental and overall health. Generally performed with a regular dental cleaning, standard exams let Dr. Hal Kussick assess the teeth, gumline, bite, TMJ, and other oral structures. In some cases, he may perform oral cancer screenings or use an intraoral camera to detect any problems. To preserve the health and beauty of your smile, please schedule a routine dental exam at our Seattle, WA office soon.

What to Expect During a Dental Exam

Patients of all ages should undergo dental exams at least once annually with a cleaning. For other concerns that occur between cleanings, dental exams assess any discomfort, oral cancer signs, trauma, periodontal disease, and cavities. By maintaining effective oral health habits, like brushing and flossing, you can help reduce tooth decay and gum disease. Dr. Kussick offers comprehensive dental exams one time per year during a teeth cleaning; however, we might schedule exams more frequently for patients with specific oral health conditions. Often, when we identify dental concerns early on, our staff can usually offer more conservative treatments and help avoid discomfort and costly treatments in the future.

Because insurance considers annual exams preventive, patients usually do not have to pay for the visit. However, if you need more extensive treatment, our team will develop a treatment plan, review the costs, and help you manage payment options.

Protect Your Smile With Preventive Care

Getting a healthy smile takes more effort than only going to your dental practitioner if you notice a problem. Schedule your family's oral evaluations with Dr. Kussick at our Seattle, WA facility! Yearly dental exams at [email protected] help discover issues early on, treat oral concerns, and protect your health.

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