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Examinations

Protect the health of your teeth and gums with regular check-ups at Cotteswold House Dental Care

A regular dental check-up is the first step to maintaining a healthy set of teeth as well as preventing dental issues from occurring in the future.

Book your dental examination or dental check-up in Gloucester today.

What is a dental examination?

Regular dental check-ups play a key role in keeping your teeth, gums and mouth healthy. This can help check and maintain the health of your teeth, prevent dental issues, treat bad breath and keep you smiling.

Our examinations and check-ups include:

  • A tooth and gum examination
  • An intra-oral examination
  • A check of your jaw joint
  • A complete discussion of your oral health needs
  • X-rays (when appropriate)
  • Oral cancer screening
  • An estimate of fees for treatment

What happens during a dental examination?

Many people feel anxious when visiting the dentist for their regular check-up. But there’s no need to be afraid.

These examinations can help keep your oral health in tip-top shape and help prevent more serious issues in the future. We are also experienced in helping anxious patients – just ask if you need our support.

Your dentist will start by examining your teeth, gums and tongue and may take x-rays to understand what is happening in your mouth. If needed, the dentist may use tools such as small mirrors and scrapers to remove any plaque or tartar. You may also be referred for further treatment, if necessary.

Benefits of Examinations at Cotteswold House Dental Care

  • Identify any issues early before they get worse
  • Discover signs of cavities, gum disease, infection, oral cancer and other dental health problems
  • Learn how to take better care of your teeth and gums
  • Get your teeth professionally cleaned

Book a free consultation

We pride ourselves on offering an outstanding dental service that makes a real difference to people’s lives. There’s a reason why our clients call us the best dental practice in Gloucester.

Ross - Invisalign

 

Guy - Implants

 

Ben - Invisalign & Whitening

 

Guy - Dentures

 

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Sally - Crowns

 

FAQs

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How many dental check-ups should you have a year?
For most people, it’s enough to have a dental check-up every six months. In certain situations, we may recommend that you visit more frequently.
Do dental examinations hurt?
No, you should never feel pain during an examination. Depending on the condition of your teeth, you may feel some pressure and sensitivity.
Are dental x-rays safe?
Yes, they are safe. However, they do expose you to low levels of radiation. That’s why we use the latest technology that reduces radiation and allows us to diagnose any oral health issues more accurately.
Should you brush your teeth before going to the dentist?
Yes, you should brush your teeth on the day of your visit to make the experience more comfortable and allow a more thorough dental examination.
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