If you want to keep your teeth healthy and strong, then you have to visit your Tijuana dentist on a regular basis. Many people will not go because for some reason they are scared of the idea. There is no need to be intimidated, the amount of money and pain that can be saved by just seeing the dentist is worth it. To put you at little ease, here are a few things you can expect at your next visit.
Routine Exam/ Teeth Cleaning
It all begins with your dentist doing a quick visual examination of your teeth. They’re experts and can spot things you will miss. Afterwards a dentist will clean your teeth. The point of this is to remove all plaque and calculus off your teeth with a scaler. After that they will polish your teeth with a paste and polishing brush.
It’s also the job of the dentist to prevent future problems from happening. They do this by looking at the roots of your teeth. It’s not visible to the naked eye, so they use X-rays to see them. Don’t worry about radiation because they will do everything in their power to minimize radiation exposure. Even if it were to leak, it’s about the same as you would get flying in an airplane. After that, you will have special film inserted into your mouth. They will take a few pictures from different areas in your mouth, and you will be done.
If you brush and floss regularly, it’s not likely that you will need a filling any time soon. Still, many people need fillings at one point or another. This problems is case sensitive, and just depends on what your doctor thinks you need. Generally, the dentist will numb the area before the procedure begins. The dentist needs to use a high-speed drill to remove the diseased area. Don’t be worried about the “drill” remember that this is a small place to work with, and that’s just what the tools called. Finally they will fill in the fillings. It just depends what kind your getting.
See, it’s not so bad to make a trip to your dentist in Mexico. People like to hype it up as if it was a bad experience, but it’s not. If you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, it’s time to make an appointment and go. Call us today!