Why is regular Dental Consultation & Screening essential?

If you think brushing every morning and observing your teeth occasionally will manage good oral hygiene or suggest any issues, you may be surely missing the most important and sometimes dangerous issues that you may have related to your dental health. It is advised by the Dentists in Singapore and world, that a regular dental consultation and screening will minimize the risk of possible dental damage.

dental consultationWhen a person schedules an appointment, the patient usually undergoes a series of dental examination procedures. During a normal dental consultation, your dentist will check your mouth for new decay, fractured or unsatisfactory fillings, the condition of your gums (periodontal health) and any abnormalities in general. The findings of the dental examination will be the basis for the dentist to create a dental plan or treatment. Remember, if you are practicing a good oral hygiene, your dentist will give you a smile, not prescription or a list meds.

While your dentist will follow the standard procedure to ask your medical history, it is advised to alert your dentist of any medical conditions you have including allergies and long term medications you are on.

Prevention is better than cure! When to consult apart from routine visit?

  1. If you are thinking about having your teeth whitened
  2. Some people will notice dark areas on their teeth and assume they are stains, when in fact tooth decay or a leaky filling is the cause. If you notice any unusual color /discoloring of your teeth
  3. You feel any dental pain
  4. You are feeling sensitive to cold / hot foods

Dentists in Singapore at Nam Fung Dental Surgery give you a friendly counseling at your general visit to any of our Dental Clinics. You may contact us now to make an appointment; one of our friendly staff shall attend your call to assist in scheduling your visit.