At Plaza Dental Center, our dentistry team is dedicated to providing a strong foundation for great oral hygiene.
Dr. Cutrona and our professional staff are committed to ensuring our Saint Louis patients receive thorough care during their twice-yearly dental examinations and cleanings.
The Dental Examination
A comprehensive dental exam and cleaning are recommended twice-yearly for children and adults. During your initial dental examination at Plaza Dental Center, our staff will take full mouth X-rays to ensure the health of your gums, teeth, and jaw. Dr. Cutrona will discuss whether new X-rays will be required.
During a twice-yearly check-up, patients receive a thorough examination of their teeth, gums, tongue, jaw, and neck. Dr. Cutrona or one of our experienced dental hygienists will examine each tooth for cavities, plaque, or abnormalities. An examination of your gums will detect if any gum disease is present or needs treatment. Your head, neck and jaw are examined to diagnose any possible issues with glands or joints, such as TMJ disorder. If necessary, Dr. Cutrona may recommend additional X-rays, an oral cancer screening, or a further periodontal inspection.
Comprehensive Dental Cleaning
After the comprehensive examination and evaluation, one of our professional and knowledgeable dental hygienists will perform a comprehensive cleaning. Professional cleanings are recommended to be given twice a year to prevent cavities and identify any oral health issues as early as possible. A professional cleaning supplements the oral hygiene you maintain at home.
Call us today at (314) 361-1818 or make an appointment online for your examination and cleaning.