Why should I see Dr. James every 6 months?

Why should I see Dr. James every 6 months?

Feb 14, 2019

The key to long lasting oral health is prevention! By visiting Trinity Dental Loft every 6 months, Dr. James is able to catch areas of concern before they become major problems. Getting a dental cleaning every 6 months or a periodontal maintenance every 3 to 4 months allows her team to remove buildup and bacteria that you may be missing at home.

What is Dr. James looking for during a check-up exam?

  • Signs of gingivitis or periodontitis
  • Cavities
  • Signs of potential tooth fracture
  • Failing restorations
  • Oral cancer
  • Extraoral skin pathology
  • Bone pathology
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD)

What does a routine dental cleaning involve?

A routine dental cleaning, or prophylaxis, is indicated for patients without any periodontal disease. The teeth are cleaned with a with an ultrasonic handpiece, which essentially vibrates deposits and surface staining on the teeth, so that they are easily removed. Then hand instruments are used to remove the fine buildup present that an ultrasonic instrument tip cannot reach. If Dr. James or her team see that areas are being missed or are on their way to developing a problem, they will provide you with tips and techniques to improve your homecare.

Why Should I Choose Trinity Dental Loft?

Dr. Amber James dentist in Dallas has gone to great lengths to make the experience at Trinity Dental Loft as low stress as it can be. She wants to make sure that you feel as relaxed as possible in her chair so that coming in for routine checkups, cleaning and maintenance is not a stressful event. Dr. James takes a more conservative approach to try to allow you to keep your natural teeth for a lifetime. She does not create cookie cutter treatment plans, but rather tailors each plan to fit each patient’s unique lifestyle. Dr. James has had a wide breadth of education, training and experience. She and her team are confident that they can provide you with high quality and honest care.

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