Protecting one of your most valuable assets ~ your smile ~ through regular oral hygiene visits can help you keep it sparkling for a lifetime.

Even though you take excellent care of your teeth at home with a good diet & daily brushing and flossing, regular visits to your dental hygienist are vital for keeping your teeth & gums clean & healthy and preventing potentially serious problems. We can help you learn how to keep your smile looking its best!! 

 What to Expect on Your First Visit With Us

 We are happy to have you as a patient and are committed to providing you with the best dental care available.  The first time you visit LADD Dental , you can expect to experience a thorough examination by your dentist, which will include some or all of the following:

  • Visual examination of your mouth, teeth, and gums on one of our state-of-the-art tablet computers
  • Oral hygiene and dietary instructions as necessary
  • X-rays
  • Follow-up treatment scheduling and financial arrangements, as appropriate
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Periodontal Screening
  • Blood Pressure Check

What to Expect During a Oral Hygiene Visit

 Depending upon your unique situation and dental health, your visit may include any combination of the following diagnostic, preventative or educational services:

  • Take necessary cavity-detecting x-rays
  • Assess your periodontal (gum) tissue
  • Evaluate existing dental restorations proper fit, function and aesthetics
  • Check of your bite, chewing and swallowing patterns
  • Review and update your medical history
  • Record any changes on your prescribed medications and physical condition.
  • Evaluate possible cosmetic enhancements of your smile
  • Identify any causes of bad breath (halitosis)
  • Examine and screen for oral cancer
  • Check your blood pressure
  • Develop a comprehensive treatment plan

Preventive Services

  • Clean and scale teeth to remove all plaque and calculus (tarter)
  • Remove surface stains from the teeth
  • Apply pit and fissure sealants to help prevent decay
  • Fluoride application
  • Polish teeth and gold, silver or composite resin fillings or crowns