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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I have been a patient at Dr. Grant’s since 1976 and have always had great work on my teeth there and Dr. Grant and staff are wonderful and friendly always to me and my family who also are patients […]
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I had forgotten my appointment and they called me. They graciously agreed to let me hurry there and keep my appointment. Also, Melissa is always very thorough and nice. Dr. Grant came by and checked […]
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Excellent and speedy service. Not terms usually equated to any medical office visit, but the hygienists are quick at assessing and the dentists are quick at treating.
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The staff is such a fantastic group. I am very comfortable with Dr. Rausch as my dentist.
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I was blown away by the personal attention I received at my dental visit. I was shown care and compassion during a very difficult time
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Every single person at the office of Drs. Grant & Conger is kind, thoughtful, efficient, and competent. We appreciate the experienced and professional care we always receive. We couldn’t be […]
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I’ve been going to Dr. Grant’s office for almost 30 years. I’ve never once had a bad experience. The staff is very professional and are like family to me.
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Great staff and service. We have been coming here for over 30 years. Thanks for taking care of us over the years!
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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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