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Tooth Watch: Early Detection

Why Early Detection is so Important Wouldn't you say that the best dental treatment is the one you never had to undergo in the first place—because it was caught and corrected in time? We sure would! We're always on the lookout for a potential problem that can be avoided. That's why during any checkup, we specialize in early detection to let you know about any problem areas we might see and are of course happy to demonstrate proper brushing/flossing techniques anytime. Often, you can avoid future chair time with just a little TLC. There's another good reason for regular dental appointments. Your mouth is a sort of distant early warning system of all sorts of things going on: in your [...]

By |2020-12-29T16:57:48+00:00January 19th, 2021|Preventative Dentistry|Comments Off on Tooth Watch: Early Detection

The Routine Smile Exam

A Smile Exam Is Good For More Than Just Teeth We may uncover symptoms of other problems or illnesses. When you visit Redford Smiles for a routine smile exam, our team does a lot more than just probe for cavities. In addition to preventative care such as teeth cleanings and dental X-rays, we're giving you the next best thing to a complete physical examination. If it's been a while since you've seen your family physician, seeing a dentist could provide an early warning to other health conditions or illnesses. How's that possible? Your mouth is a unique meeting place of teeth, skin, muscle, fluids, and germs. A smile exam gives us the chance to look inside your body without using [...]

By |2019-07-15T15:29:01+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Preventative Dentistry|Comments Off on The Routine Smile Exam