Oral exams should be scheduled every six months so you can maintain good oral health. During an oral exam, our Grand Rapids dentist will be able to catch any issues before they grow into painful and expensive dental problems.

Our dental practice focuses on preventive dental health, which means you may receive a fluoride treatmentoral cancer screening, or other procedures meant to keep teeth healthy.

Depending on how much time has passed since your last dental x-rays, we may need to take new ones. The dental x-rays help us see if there are any cavities hiding in between teeth or along your gum line.

During the oral exam, our preventive care dentist will determine your risk for cavities or other oral health issues. He will also check the alignment of your teeth to ensure you have a proper bite. If you have any concerns about your oral health, you’ll be able to discuss them with our Grand Rapids family dentist.

Dr. Ritzema DDS at Complete Health Dentistry of West Michigan is dedicated to helping patients maintain good oral health and overall health. If you are interested in scheduling an oral exam at our Grand Rapids dentist office, give us a call at (616) 458-7267.