What is recorded and checked at this appointment?
- Restorations present
- Checking for decay or failed restorations
- Checking your oral hygiene
- Checking gum health
- Checking dental appliances such as braces, retainers or dentures
- Creating an appropriate treatment plan (if needed)
Soft tissue examination, why is it done?
This part of the examination is very necessary as the dentist is carrying out your oral cancer screening. This is extremely important to your overall check-up. The dentist will be able to pick up on any early irregularities.