Drs. Grant and Conger
602 Main Street, Dalton, GA 30720

General Dentistry 101 – Get the Facts about Dental Checkups

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Most general dentistry professionals recommend having a checkup and professional dental cleaning twice a year; this allows your dentist to look for early signs of decay and other problems that you may not yet see or feel. If disease is found, a treatment program can begin immediately. The earlier dental problems are detected, the more easily they are managed. If you have a history of gum disease, a weakened immune system, or medical problems like diabetes, you may need to visit your dental clinic more often.

The General Dentistry Comprehensive Exam

A comprehensive dental exam not only checks for cavities and gum disease, but also analyzes your mouth, jaw, head, and neck. You will likely receive a comprehensive exam if you are a new patient or haven’t seen your dentist in a long time. If necessary, your dentist may order X-rays to obtain more detailed images of your teeth and jaw. Here are a few more things you can expect:

  • Your head, neck, salivary glands, and lymph nodes will be manually examined for signs of inflammation and tenderness.
  • Jaw function and temporomandibular joint health will be evaluated.
  • Your dentist will look for lesions on the soft tissues inside your mouth including your lips, tongue, cheeks, and throat.
  • Gums will be evaluated for periodontal disease.
  • Your dentist will determine if your teeth and jaw meet together properly.
  • Existing dental work such as crowns, fillings, dentures, and bridges will be checked for stability.

Family Dental Dalton Resources

Family dental Dalton resources can be found through online directories, phone books, and recommendations from family and friends. If you can’t remember your last dental exam, find a great local dentist and schedule one today.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Dalton, call Drs. Grant and Conger today at (706) 847-4165 or make an appointment.

Drs. Grant and Conger offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Dalton. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Drs. Grant and Conger, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Drs. Grant and Conger.

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Patient Reviews
I love Dr. Grant and his amazing staff. Of all the doctors I’ve ever been to I prefer my dentist. I can not thank them enough for my smile :)
David M.
I have been going to Dr. Grant for years with my family and always received warm hospitality. The people here do exceptionally well work. The staff is very kind and willing to help you any way they […]
Coty B.
Tina strives to make sure that the room is wheelchair friendly.
Billy B.
Friendly, knowledgeable staff and caring dentists. Short wait times.
Connie P.
Everyone is wonderful. From beginning to end!
Shelia W.
Everyone was friendly and showed interest that we were taken care of with least amount of pain possible. Best trip to a dentist ever!
Cody H.
I been coming to doctor grant for the last 13 years or so . The staff have always been helpful and friendly . No need for any change the office is excellent like it is .
Jeremy T.
From the receptionist, to cashier, to hygienist, and to the dentist, I always feel very welcomed in this office.
Daisy V.
Dr. Rausch gives very good care and the hygienists and office staff were quite nice, welcoming, and professional.
Margaret E.
Dr. Grant/Conger has served my family for over 20 years.
Kimberly O.
Dr. Raush is amazing!!! He waited for me to be completely numb- and this takes a while, testing to make sure I was comfortable, before starting. He and his assistant explained everything they were […]
Paula G.
All of the staff was very nice and helpful. Doctor Owens was very professional and dose very good work
Ralph G.
Everyone is always caring, professional, and helpful. Thank you!
Betsy M.
Great staff and service. We have been coming here for over 30 years. Thanks for taking care of us over the years!
Mary S.
Everyone is so sweet … They do great job
Beverly C.
Love love love this place! I’ve always had anxiety about going to the dentist, but after my first visit here I felt at ease. Between the friendly staff at the front and the patience of Dr. Owens […]
Nicole S.
Life long client and could not imagine ever going anywhere else. Friendly, caring staff with excellent customer care.
Eria V.
Very skillful staff and professional office environment. I would have liked for a few more moments with the dentist.
Colt S.
Dr. Owens and his assistant Jessica made my crown procedure as easy on me as possible. They told me what was happening with each step and made sure I was not having any discomfort or pain. Everyone […]
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Great staff
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