Examinations and Teeth Cleaning
Visiting Dr Zukerman once to twice per year for regular examinations and teeth cleaning can be the best preventive measure you can take for your teeth.
On occasion more frequents examinations are required to those more vulnerable; Smokers, diabetes sufferers, patients undertaking treatment for cancer and pregnant women.
Dr Zukerman will advise you of how often your mouth requires a visit.
Teeth examinations are the first step to great oral health. An examination by Dr Zukerman includes;
- Assessing each individual tooth health. In some cases, Dr Zukerman can identify decay in its early stages preventing bigger more expensive treatment if left unnoticed.
- Inspection of gum and soft tissue health. Receding and bleeding gums are signs of gum disease or gingivitis that can eventually lead to tooth loss.
- Analysis of the bite or occlusion of the teeth surfaces meeting. One of Dr Zukermans specialties!
- Reinforcement of oral hygiene Dr Zukerman will know bad brushing habits by simply looking at the condition of your teeth. During cleaning he can teach you how to properly brush and floss your teeth to effectively remove food particles and debris in between teeth.
Smile Designs have instruments and safe technology for cleaning procedures that are much more effective than regular brushing and flossing.
The use of these instruments in Dr Zukermans gentle hands removes tartar, a solid build up of minerals on the teeth also known as scale. Followed by a quick polish with our special paste to buff the surface of the teeth and remove staining.
Often your private health insurance will cover your annual check up and clean 100%