Comprehensive Oral Exams
All New and returning patients receive a comprehensive oral examination at our San Jose Officewhich includes a screening for oral cancer, gum and bone disease, blood pressure, and systemic disorders. Oral exams are necessary to determine current dental health.
Gum tissue is measured with a fine instrument ruler to calibrate in millimeters pocket depth between the tooth and the connective gum tissue around the tooth. Pocket depth more than 4 mm could indicate disease and infection and requires immediate attention.
X-rays are taken as needed.