Dental Examinations


Why are Routine Visits Important?

Dental examinations help to diagnose disease before it becomes hazardous to your health.

In addition, regular examinations can save you money by alleviating problems while they are small and before they become expensive to repair, or in some cases, impossible to repair.

Your dental examinations generally include the following:


  • Oral cancer screening
  • Gum disease evaluation
  • Visual examination of tooth decay
  • Examination of diagnostic x-rays to see cysts, tumors, invisible decay and other problems that can't be seen by the naked eye.
  • Evaluation of status of current restorations (fillings and others)

We cannot express enough how important it is to see your dentist regularly. Remember, preventing disease is always better than treating disease.

While we continue to monitor the developments of COVID-19 in our area, we are adhering to the recommendations of the American Dental Association and the Georgia Dental Association by postponing all nonessential procedures. Therefore, no hygiene appointments will be performed at this time. We will continue to assess things daily and will continue to perform essential services for our patients.
Please feel free to call the office with any questions.

Sincerely,
The Longleaf Dental Family