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FAQ: Preventive Care

Portrait of a cheerful mature womanPreventive care is one of the most important aspects of dentistry. Preventive care helps your dentist catch any signs of complex problems. At Annapolis Center For Dental Health & Wellness, we value our patients and their smile. Dr. Vernon Sheen is an experienced Annapolis dentist dedicated to providing patient focused and high-quality dental care. Dr. Sheen offers a variety of cosmetic, restorative, and general dentistry procedures in our comfortable Annapolis dental office. We work with each one of our patients to help restore their beautiful smile.

Dr. Sheen recommends that patients should visit our Annapolis dental office twice a year from preventive care exams. Preventive care visits should be part of your routine dental care. We work with you to keep your smile bright and healthy. We also offer flexible hours so that patients can make appointments that are convenient to their schedules.

What is preventive dental care?
Preventive dental care is steps you can take to avoid developing any complex dental issue. Most complex dental issues can be avoided if you have an excellent oral hygiene routine and visit the dentist at least twice a year to have your mouth, teeth, and gums checked for any dysfunction.

Why is preventive dental care important?
Dr. Sheen believes preventive care is one of the most important parts of maintaining optimal oral health. Preventive care allows Dr. Sheen the opportunity to check your smile for any complex dental issues. During the comprehensive exam, one of our highly trained dental hygienists will properly clean your teeth. Our professional teeth cleaning removes bacteria and tartar that routine brushing and flossing can not reach.

What test are included during the comprehensive exam?
We have constructed a wide range of treatments and exams to make sure your teeth are healthy. Depending on if we discover any signs of a complex dental issue, Dr. Sheen will develop a treatment plan based on your needs. This is also your time to discuss any concerns you may have about your oral health with Dr. Sheen.

  • Professional dental cleaning with a certified hygienist
  • X-rays and photographs as needed
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Consultation with Dr. Sheen
  • Examination of the TMJ and occlusion
  • Screening for gum disease and tooth cavities
  • Oral cancer screening

How do I schedule an appointment?
At Annapolis Center For Dental Health & Wellness, we look forward to your visit! To schedule a visit at our Annapolis dental office, call 410.983.9353 or schedule an appointment online