Toothbrushing Mistake No. 1: Not Using the Right Toothbrush Consider the size of your mouth when picking a toothbrush. If you are straining to open wide enough to let the brush in, the brush is probably too big. The more comfortable it is in your mouth and your hand, then the more likely you will
There are several forms that need to be completed before we can provide dental assistance. Click the link below to be directed to our New Patient Page. There you will be able to submit your online patient forms (which will help expedite your appointment), as well as, submit an online request for an appointment.
At your checkup, you will receive a thorough cleaning and an oral exam by the dentist. During the oral exam, the dentist checks the health of your mouth, teeth, gums, cheeks, and tongue. At each visit, the dentist also checks old fillings and restorations because constant pressure from chewing, grinding, or clenching can cause them to wear away, chip, or crack. Dr. B or one of his team members will use our state of the art intraoral camera to take snap shots of any dental concerns that are evident. It makes it much easy to understand the urgency when you see a picture.
Most patients need a cleaning and evaluation every 6 months. Low radiation x rays are usually taken once a year unless otherwise indicated. It is very important to see Dr. Benton and his hygienist routinely. By seeing Dr. Benton and staff at least twice a year, they can: