family & cosmetic dentistry in Waterloo
Professional dental cleanings are performed by Registered Dental Hygienists. Your cleaning appointment will include a dental exam and the following:
The more Dr. Gretzinger knows about your overall health, the more effective he can be in addressing your oral health care needs. Be sure to mention:
Examinations are an important part of maintaining good oral health. The Frequency should be determined in consultation with Dr. Gretzinger.
Brushing and flossing remove the bacteria that promote tooth decay and the plaque that can cause gum disease. A reminder of what works best:
Dental Exams are critical to your oral health. Your initial exam consists of an intra and extra oral exam of your hard and soft tissues.
Here are a few things we will look for during your exam:
Preventive care also means being alert for signs of tooth decay, gum disease, and oral cancer. If you see any of the warning signs listed below, contact your dentist right away.