Dental Exams and Cleanings
Regular brushing and flossing aren't always enough to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health concerns.
Twice-yearly dental exams and cleanings are essential for maintaining good oral health and preventing these pesky dental problems.
Smith Custom Dentistry in Charleston, SC, provides patients of all ages with comprehensive dental care, including exams and cleanings.
Have a Dental Emergency? Call Us Anytime
While we have set practice hours, all our patients receive our practice manager's phone number. You can call us anytime to request an emergency appointment, and we'll get you in as soon as possible.
How Often Should Patients See the Dentist For an Exam and Cleaning?
"Dentists and researchers agree that patients should see the dentist for an exam and cleaning twice a year." American Dental Association
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According to the National Center for Health Statistics, only 63% of adults have visited the dentist in the past year – and 20% of all adults over age 20 have untreated dental caries. In contrast, 86.9% of children have visited the dentist in the past year, and only 13.2% of children and young adults under 19 have untreated dental caries. Care for your teeth like you would your child's with a dental exam and cleaning at our practice.
"They’re the best!" Charleston Patients Praise Our Dental Team
Amazing team! Dr. Smith is kind, patient and very detail oriented! He makes you feel very comfortable and at ease during every procedure. He does incredible restorative work. I highly recommend him and his amazing assistant Deena.View On Google
Dr. Brock Smith exceeded my expectations in every way! His knowledge and personality put me at ease. Dena worked to get me in quickly and they both made me feel so comfortable. Dr. Smith was able to find a solution and correct my dental issue immediately and painlessly. They even called to check on me after...They’re the best!View On Google
Process of a Dental Exam
Depending on your concerns, your dental exam and cleaning will vary. Generally, your dentist and hygienist will incorporate these steps in your dental cleaning:
You're in expert hands: Dr. Smith was an assistant professor at The Medical University of South Carolina.
"The experience that Dr. Smith delivers is unrivaled." Charleston, SC, Patients Love Our Practice
The experience that Dr Smith delivers is unrivaled. His caring manner and impeccable results are truly world class. I am truly grateful to be hos patient and recommend him whole heartedly.View On Google
The absolute best experience! Dr. Smith is amazing, gentle, and a perfectionist! Dina is next level and top notch! Highly recommended! Thank you both so much!View On Google