Policies - Exams

 

X-rays & Diagnostic Exams

Standard Care will be evaluated and determined on a per patient basis by Registered Dental Hygienist and /or Dentist. "Standard Diagnostic Continuing Care Regimen" is as follows:

  • Posterior Bitewing x-rays will be taken approximated 1 time per calendar year

  • Anterior and/or Full mouth series/panolipse x-rays taken at first visit then every 3-5 years

  • 2 Anterior "Cookie or Cracker" x-rays (or panolipse) may be taken between the ages of 4 and 8 to determine existence/eruption of permanent teeth

  • Probe readings will be recorded every 12-18 months

  • Fluoride will be applied 2 times per year for all children under age 19, unless advised otherwise by parent.

 
 

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