Periodic Dental Examinations Have Long-Term Benefits

Regular dental examinations are quoted critical aspect of preventative health care.

While most people have heard or read at some point or other that they should visit the dentist at least twice a year for a dental examination, not many are aware of the importance of these regular check-ups. Studies outline that monitoring oral health on a regular basis make it possible to treat many issues before they become more painful or costly than they need to be.

Woman in dental chair smiling with dentist and dental tool

“Vilafortuny is aware of the difference a thorough dental examination can make to not just oral health but also overall health. This is why we offer comprehensive and periodic dental examinations including radiological examinations using digital X-rays, which give off 90% less radiation,” says Dr Trelles, founder of the state-of-the-art dentistry, plastic and aesthetic laser surgery clinic Vilafortuny.

Vilafortuny’s dental exam procedure also spans panoramic, cephalometric, tomography and 3D scans to capture the most accurate images possible, in order to provide an accurate diagnosis. The exam also includes a cancer screening with Velscope – a tool that can also be used to rule out any malignant oral pathologies during the examination. Meanwhile, with the help of Diagnodent – a laser that can deduct caries on teeth where x-rays or clinical exams cannot – is also used by the clinic’s practitioners during dental exams.