Wake Dental Care offers a comprehensive Cary dental exam that is performed by one of our dentists at your initial dental visit to our Cary family dentistry office. At regular check-up exams, your dentist and hygienist may include one or more of the following based on your individual need:
Comprehensive Dental Examination
Essential for detection of decay, tumors, cysts, and bone loss. X-rays also help determine tooth and root positions.
Check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues, and gums for any signs of oral cancer.
Gum disease evaluation:
Check the gums and bone around the teeth for any signs of periodontal disease.
Examination of tooth decay:
All tooth surfaces will be checked for decay with special dental instruments.
Examination of existing restorations:
Wake Dental Care will check current fillings, crowns, etc. whether we put them in or not.