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Many people think of a dental checkup simply as teeth examination. At
Soft and hard tissue evaluation includes:
Most dental problems are progressive. They may start small and be relatively easy to ignore for a while, but they do not go away on their own. A condition that would be easily treated with early intervention advances to one that causes discomfort and embarrassment. Extra visits may be necessary to complete extensive repairs, and more natural tooth structure is lost.
An estimated 53,000 adults in this country are diagnosed with oral and oropharyngeal cancer each year. It claims the lives of nearly 11,000 annually, yet with early detection, prognosis is very good. In addition, other serious health issues such as diabetes can have symptoms that first appear in the mouth.
Dental checkups are essential in catching potential problems early, when they can be treated most economically and with the best possible outcome.
Are you in the Kimberly, Jerome, Buhl, or Hailey area? Call (208) 544-4848 to schedule dental examinations for your family in Twin Falls. Justin C. Cress, DDS welcome new patients of all ages.