Cleanings & Exams In Irvine, CA

Six-month teeth cleanings and oral exams are the cornerstone of a healthy mouth and a healthy body. Visiting your local Irvine Dentist; Trooth & Smiles for preventive dental care lets Dr. Mita Jethwani keep an eye on your oral health and set you up for long-term success. Routine cleanings and exams also help prevent gum disease and cavities, and leave your teeth looking bright and beautiful.

Keeping Your Mouth Healthy

Why Are Cleanings & Exams Important?

Just like a routine physical from your doctor, regular teeth cleanings and oral exams let Dr. Mita keep an eye on your oral health. Preventive care is all about catching dental issues before they happen, and routine six-month cleanings and exams are the best way to keep your oral health in check. If you’re overdue for an appointment in Irvine, schedule your visit today.

The Importance Of Preventive Dental Care

Preventive care stops common problems like cavities and gum disease from forming in the first place. This keeps your mouth healthy and saves you money, too. If Dr. Mita notices an oral health issue early, she can take action and prevent it from getting worse.

What To Expect At Your Appointment

Not sure what to expect as a first-time visitor at Trooth & Smiles? Here’s a quick breakdown of what happens at a typical cleaning and exam.

Take X-Rays

First, one of our team members will take digital x-rays of your mouth and jaw. This lets us look for common oral issues like cavities, identify dental work like fillings and crowns, and gain other insights into your dental health.

Teeth Cleaning

One of our hygienists will use special tools to scrape away plaque, buff your teeth with a powerful toothbrush, and floss to remove debris. This leaves your smile beautiful, bright, and healthy.

Oral Exam

Dr. Mita will perform a comprehensive oral exam after your cleaning. She’ll look for signs of common oral health problems and perform an oral cancer screening, too.

Keeping Your Smile Healthy & Bright

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Cleaning & hygiene appointments should be scheduled every six months. During your appointment, your mouth will be cleaned to keep it healthy, and Dr. Mita will look for common oral health problems.

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Brushing & flossing lessons are available from our team. If you want to learn how to care for your mouth more effectively, we’re here to help.

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Digital x-rays are faster, simpler, and require less radiation than old-fashioned film x-rays. They're essential for looking for oral health problems that may be hiding below your gums and your teeth.

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Fluoride treatments use a fluoride-rich liquid to fortify your teeth against cavities. Dr. Mita will simply paint this liquid onto your teeth, leave it in place for a few minutes, then rinse it away. Regular fluoride treatments help strengthen cavity-prone teeth.

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Dental sealants are made of a special type of dental resin. This is applied to your rear teeth in liquid form. Then, Dr. Mita will harden it with a special UV light. This forms an invisible barrier. Bacteria, food particles, and acid can’t contact your enamel directly, which helps prevent cavities.

Expert Preventive Care In Irvine

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Periodontal Care

Gum disease affects nearly half of all adults. Whether you have gingivitis or a more serious case of gum disease, we can help. Contact us to learn about your options and protect your oral health.

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Night Guards

Night guards are made of durable plastic, and help prevent tooth damage from teeth grinding (bruxism). A custom-fitted night guard is a great investment in your oral health.

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Sports Guards

If you play contact sports or participate in hobbies like skateboarding or mountain biking, consider a sports guard. These custom-fitted mouth guards fit over your teeth and gums. If you’re struck in the mouth, your mouth guard will spread out the impact, protect your teeth, and prevent oral injuries.

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Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral cancer often goes unnoticed in the early stages, unless it’s recognized by a dentist. That’s why Dr. Jethwani performs comprehensive oral cancer screenings at each six-month appointment. Your routine screening at Trooth & Smiles gives you valuable peace of mind.

Expert Preventive Care In Irvine

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Periodontal Care

Gum disease affects nearly half of all adults. Whether you have gingivitis or a more serious case of gum disease, we can help. Contact us to learn about your options and protect your oral health.

tooth cleaning icon

Night Guards

Night guards are made of durable plastic, and help prevent tooth damage from teeth grinding (bruxism). A custom-fitted night guard is a great investment in your oral health.

tooth cleaning icon

Sports Guards

If you play contact sports or participate in hobbies like skateboarding or mountain biking, consider a sports guard. These custom-fitted mouth guards fit over your teeth and gums. If you’re struck in the mouth, your mouth guard will spread out the impact, protect your teeth, and prevent oral injuries.

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Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral cancer often goes unnoticed in the early stages, unless it’s recognized by a dentist. That’s why Dr. Jethwani performs comprehensive oral cancer screenings at each six-month appointment. Your routine screening at Trooth & Smiles gives you valuable peace of mind.

Take Control Of Your Oral Health

Whether you’re switching dentists in Irvine or you’re new to the area, our team is here to help. Dr. Mita is always accepting new patients, and we’d love to meet you and your family. Get in touch now and get started right away.