Why We Perform An Oral Cancer Screening At Every Appointment

Oral cancer can pose a severe risk to your health, and it needs to be treated with absolute seriousness when detected. You can significantly improve your chance of recovering successfully when the problem is detected at an early stage. Because early detection and treatment are so important when combating this disease, you are given a check for potential signs of oral cancer at every preventive dental exam. As part of their routine review of your dental health, your dentist is watching closely for any changes that might indicate something is wrong. That can include the presence of symptoms, or the presence of abnormalities that call for scrutiny.

Regular Preventive Care Can Offer An Important Early Warning About Health Troubles

Early intervention is important whenever something is wrong with your oral health. When oral cancer is diagnosed at an early stage, it can give you a valuable opportunity to start treatment before your condition grows more severe.

When it comes to the shape of your smile, catching and treating problems sooner will lead to real benefits. You can avoid a root canal treatment by having a cavity identified and removed before it moves past your enamel. You can avoid a buildup of wear and tear, which can lead to serious damages, when you have a teeth grinding habit identified and addressed.

How Regular Exams Make It Easier To Keep Your Smile In Good Shape

You can enjoy a better overall health experience when you make sure to attend routine semiannual dental appointments. At every visit, you have a careful examination from your dentist to look forward to, as well as a thorough cleaning performed by your hygienist. A checkup can lead to the discovery and treatment of problems, sometimes even leading to a treatment for a problem that has yet to cause worrying symptoms. Your hygienist is adept at removing harmful material from your teeth, even in the most difficult spaces to clean, so your chances of having a problem in the future are reduced.

Schedule Your Next Dental Appointment At Calcagno Cosmetic And Family Dentistry

From routine care to the identification of potentially significant health threats, your dental checkups offer many vital advantages. Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry can provide you with expert treatment every time you visit our office – to schedule a consultation, please call (507) 281-3659. Dr. Gilly Calcagno and our staff welcome patients from Rochester, MN, as well as Red Wing, St. Charles, Winona, Farmington, Austin, and all surrounding communities.