In general, you need to have your teeth check-up every 6 months for cavity, gum disease, or any disease before the problems get bigger or more complicated. In some cases, that tooth has to be pulled due to extensive decay or severe gum disease. When teeth or gum start to have cavity or gum disease, patients do not have any symptoms causing them to think that no symptoms means no disease. Therefore, patients will only go see dentist when they have symptoms which is incorrect. When your teeth or gum have symptoms, it means that the problem is severe such as toothache means this tooth will probably need root canal treatment not just filling. So, dental check-up every 6 months is a must and not to be neglected. This is because when dentist find the problem out early, the treatment is easily solved with less time and cost. However, if you wait until the symptoms show, then the treatment will be more complicated with more time, visits, and cost. From now on, if you receive a call or email from us for your dental check-up, please do not hesitate to make appointment. It is only for your own good oral hygiene. It’s just like bringing you car for maintenance every 10,000 kilometer but instead it’s your own teeth.
At Global Dental Complex, we have the newest innovation for 3D Oral Examination using intra-oral scanner. Patients can see their own teeth and gum three dimensional on a big screen together with our dentists. You can see tooth decayed and gum disease directly with your own eyes. You will know the treatment for each tooth. At Global Dental Complex, we also have the largest Dental CT scan and x-ray in Asia-Pacific. You can come experience the most advance dental technology here at Global Dental Complex.
What is 3D dental check-up?
At Global Dental Complex, we believe that dental check-up is an important part to make your teeth healthy and smile confidently. With our advance technology, our patients will not only receive traditional dental check-up but also using getting three dimensional oral examination. By using intraoral scanner, our dental specialists can locate and show the problems together with the patients in a big screen. Dental cavity, calculus, gum disease or even oral lesion can easily be seen clearly in three dimension. Therefore, the 3D dental check-up is much more thorough and accurate than traditional one. Moreover, in some cases may need x-ray or Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Scan to get more information to formulate the best treatment plan for each of our patients. With this advance technology combining with extensive experience from our renowned team of dental specialists, our patients can be fully confident that they are in good hands.
Why do I need a dental check-up?
Most of patients will only come to see dentist when they start to experience problems. Most of the time, these problems are severe. This is because early dental cavity or gum disease, it will not have any symptoms. When you experience any dental symptoms, it is quite severe problems such as deep cavity or severe gum disease, etc. Therefore, regular dental check-up allows our dental specialists to see if you have any dental cavity, gum disease, or any dental problems. In case you have those problems that we found in regular dental check-up (every 6 months), it is normally in early stage which is usually easy to fix and cause less time and money.
What happens during a dental check-up?
At each check-up, our dental specialists will:
How often should I have a dental check-up?
Every 6 months is standard for dental check-up. However, in some patients, who are unable to take good care of their oral hygiene, may have to come every 2-3 months. Our dental specialists will inform patients after dental check-up. Contact Global Dental Complex for more information or to make an appointment today.