Comprehensive Dental Exam

Achieving and maintaining good dental health starts with a comprehensive examination. It involves a complete and thorough investigation of the following:

  • Your main concern(s) if any
  •  Complete medical history including all medications you’re currently taking
  • Any known drug allergies
  • Dental history and last dental visit
  • Current oral hygiene regimen
  • Dental fears and/or anxiety
  • Blood pressure and heart rate
  • X-ray images
  • Intraoral photographs

After reviewing all of the information about you, Dr. Lin will perform the following:

  • Head and neck examination
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Address your main concerns, if any
  • Note any pre-existing restorations
  • Evaluate your periodontal health (e.g. measure periodontal pocket depths, bone level, plaque/calculus level, presence of bleeding, gum recession, etc)
  • Determine the indicated type of cleaning
  • Discuss any findings and recommendations
  • Answer all of your questions
  • Schedule your next appointment