This examination represents the introduction of a new patient to our practice, and is more encompassing than typical prophylaxis service. It includes:
- full mouth series of x-rays
- full mouth periodontal probing to measure pocket depths and recession documentation
- intra-oral photographs
- head and neck exam
- intra-oral cancer screening
- a thorough clinical examination of all teeth and periodontium
Initial exams occur on specific days within the practice and can take as long as 2 hours to complete.