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.
"I went to Dental Works because I had a tooth that was very painful and infected. They were open on Friday when so many dentists were closed. They graciously worked me in. I am terrified of going to the dentist. EVERYONE here made me feel comfortable even during an extraction. I will definitely be going back. The whole staff actually cares about you."- G.H. / Google / Sep 15, 2018
"The Doctor is very knowledgeable and the aids were just as knowledgeable, curtious and very friendly."- M.W. / Google / Jul 28, 2018
"Being petrified of the dentist and a extensive medical history to the point of shaking and having panic attacks. Just moved here from Ny and started having severe wisdom tooth pain. Called this place and everyone from the secretary, assistant to the dentist were amazing, very patient with me and comforting. Not scary at all and very fast. Highly recommend this place."- T.H. / Google / Jul 13, 2018
"Everyone at the office was very nice, attentive, and courteous. Great experience."- M.P. / Google / Jun 23, 2018
"Dentalworks Northcross is the best; the staff is very friendly and make you feel like family, with me been scared to death of the dentist they made me feel relax...Thank you"- D.A. / Google / Jun 23, 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.