Dental Checkup and Cleaning

Most patients do not know why the dental profession recommends a visit every 6 months for a dental checkup and cleaning. The three most important reasons that strongly support the bi-yearly visitation schedule are:

Dental Checkup

The dental checkup room at Indy Dental Health

  • So that your dentist can check for problems that you might not see or feel.
  • To allow your dentist to find early signs of decay.
  • Decay doesn’t become visible or cause pain until it reaches more advanced stages.
  • To screen and treat any other oral health problems found.
  • Generally, the earlier a problem is found, the more manageable it is.

Do you have a history of gum or bone disease?  Our experience at Indy Dental Health, as well as documented research, shows that coming up to 3 to 4 times a year is much more benefical than twice.  It allows you (the patient) and us (the health care provider) to control the disease process.