About Dental Exams
To help control oral health conditions before they get out of hand, patients should schedule a dental exam with our dentists at DentalWorks - Northcross Village in Huntersville, NC at least annually. During the dental exam, our dentists will use numerous diagnostic methods to check the health of the teeth, mouth, gums, and jaw for areas of concern. This generally includes a complete exam, which involves digital X-rays, a visual inspection, and gum probing. By performing dental exams, DentalWorks - Northcross Village can help individuals around Huntersville, NC take pro-active measures to slow down oral health issues in the early stages. This is the best way to give the patient a wider range of treatments that may be less invasive and more affordable.
"Very kind and knowledgeable staff! Thank you all for the great service."- T.H. / Google / Nov 22, 2018
"Dr. Devers and her team were very kind and compassionate during my initial visit. They provided excellent information & referrals to care for my dental needs. Jamie was quick and helpful in getting my xrays to the oral surgeon. Will definitely be scheduling with them for continuing regular dental care."- T. / Google / Nov 15, 2018
"I highly recommend this Dentist office. Recently had my new patient visit. Staff was very friendly and professional. Hygienst was very thorough and friendly. Dr Richardson was very courteous and took the time to explain my treatment options. Affordable!"- E.W. / Google / Oct 26, 2018
"This is the second time I have been to DentalWorks for a 6 month cleaning and they have definitely improved. They have a new permanent dental hygienist and he is very good and thorough. Dr. Devers is excellent. as always. She takes time with her patients and is very knowledgeable."- T. / Google / Oct 15, 2018
"The staff is remarkable . The Hygienist made my deep cleaning comfortable. The dentist is very knowledgeable."- G.8. / Google / Sep 27, 2018
What to Expect
A thorough dental exam will start with a discussion between our dentist and the patient. Our dentist will ask about the patient's health, including any current medications, illnesses or surgeries. Our dentist will ask the patient to find out if they have noticed any areas of concern. To get a complete picture of the individual's mouth, our dentist will take digital X-rays to view the teeth, gum, and bones. A visual check of the mouth with palpation will also help in checking signs of oral decay or disease. The probing tool will be used to check the condition of the gums by measuring the depth of the gum pockets and identifying areas of recession.
If our dentists find any areas of concern during the dental consultation, they will talk to the patient about possible treatment plans that may be performed at DentalWorks - Northcross Village or at the patient's home. Progress will be important so that the patient can continue to improve their dental health. If a patient has ongoing issues our dentists may suggest that he or she visit a oral surgeon or specialist.
The billing coordinators at DentalWorks - Northcross Village will contact the patient's dental insurance company to consult with and confirm all out of pocket fees prior to the visit. DentalWorks - Northcross Village offers payment programs to help assist with the expenses.
Plan Your Procedure
Prevent and Protect
Be sure to contact with DentalWorks - Northcross Village in Huntersville, NC to schedule your annual dental exam so you can keep healthy teeth and gums. With ongoing dental exams at DentalWorks - Northcross Village, our dentists can stay on top of with any subtle or major changes. This can save hours of time and discomfort, as well as avoid an extensive treatment.