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If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to visit our dentist, Dr. Juan Echeverri, every six months for your routine dental checkup. Your dental checkups are vital and they can help you in more ways than you might realize. In fact, they include specific treatments and services that can help your teeth, gums, and smile. Those treatments and services include:

-Diagnostic services: Examining your teeth, bones, and gum tissue; checking your bite and jaw development; examining your chewing and swallowing patterns; taking dental X-rays to further examine your mouth (the areas that are not visible to the naked eye); checking for cavities and other dental problems; and screening for oral cancer.

-Preventive services: Removing harmful substances, like plaque and tartar, from your teeth and gumline; eliminating stains on the surfaces of your teeth; applying a fluoride treatment to your teeth to nourish them; protecting the teeth with sealants (if necessary and possible); polishing the teeth, dental crowns, and dental fillings; deeply cleaning your entire mouth; and caring for as well as adjusting dentures.

-Educational services: Teaching you how to effectively brush and floss, educating you on optimal nutrition that is good for the teeth and gums, telling you when to return for your next appointment, recommending further services, evaluating your oral hygiene effectiveness and recommending how to improve, and counseling you on tobacco cessation (if necessary).

Please come and see us or call Echeverri Dental Center today at 713-956-8767 if you have any questions or if you’re due for your next dental checkup. Our dental team is here to help you in any way we can, and we look forward to giving you the answers and treatments you need for a top-notch smile and oral health!