How Often Do I Need a Checkup?
Make time for your T.L.C.
That’s Tender Loving Checkup! Routine, regular examinations let us catch tooth decay and periodontal disease before they cause major damage to your teeth… and saves you the added expense and discomfort of more complex dental treatment.
For most of our patients, we recommend a checkup every six months, but there’s nothing “magic” about that interval. Some need cleanings more frequently while others may not need to come in so often. Some mouths build up more tartar than others while some are just naturally more decay-prone. Still, others experience more periodontal problems. Depending on your situation, we may recommend three dental visits a year, or possibly even quarterly.
Insurance plans also tend to believe in this mythical “average patient” and may not pay for more than a biannual visit. But know that our office bases our recommendations on what’s best for your individual dental health, not on some statistical average.
We hope you’ll call whenever you have questions regarding your treatment. Our goal is your optimum dental health.
Don’t neglect your Tender Loving Checkup!
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Where patients become family, and our practice serves our community! Tracy Dental Excellence is a general and cosmetic dental practice that strives to restore and enhance the natural beauty of your smile. Through a combination of conservative procedures and state-of-the-art dental technology we can help you achieve the beautiful, long-lasting smile that you desire. Here at Tracy Dental Excellence we want to make your experience a good one so we've put together a list of useful information, including what to expect on your first visit, downloadable new patient forms accepted insurance providers and affordable dental financing options. We also provide certified patient reviews! We are here for you, just let us know how we can help. Your wants and concerns are listened to and heard! Once we understand our mutual goals, we will apply our skills to bring about results we both expect to benefit your oral health AND your smile. You can count on up-to-date information and care. Our entire team attends continuing education seminars and workshops regularly. We source the latest in new materials and methods.