At Alcan Dental Group we believe in preventing problems before they begin. That is why we strongly suggest regular dental checkups and exams. This will help us find problems within your mouth before they become bigger problems. Having regular checkups will also help keep your mouth, teeth, gums and bones healthy for many years to come.

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(907) 562-4774

What Happens During A Dental Exam?

Dental Exams In Anchorage AlaskaWhen you come in for your dental exam, our dentist will ask you questions about your brushing and flossing habits. Usually our exams go along side a cleaning. When you schedule a teeth cleaning we will ask you these questions as well as take x-rays of your mouth if needed.

Most dental exams are short but help us keep record of problems within your mouth and problems we either need to address now or can fix at a later date.

Here is a short list of items our dentist will be looking for during your exam:

Cavities (usually seen by x-rays, or by feeling soft spots).

Signs of periodontal disease/gum disease

Your bite and the positioning of your teeth.

Inflammation and bleeding in your mouth

Oral cancer

Missing teeth, decaying teeth or damaged teeth

Feeling your glands and lymph nodes around your neck

If we take xrays, examining the xray for decay, cavities or other issues not seen.

It’s important to keep your teeth, gums and mouth healthy and you do that by brushing and flossing daily as well as seeing your dentist every six months. Your overall health is dependent on how well you take care of your teeth.

Schedule Your Dental Exam Today

(907) 562-4774