Ottawa dentist, Dr. Dan Hwang performs your comprehensive dental exam at your first visit. At your regular check-up exams, Dr. Hwang and one of the hygienists will do the following:
Gum disease evaluation: Dr. Hwang will check your gums and bone around the teeth for any signs of gum disease (also known as periodontal disease).
Tooth decay evaluation: Dr. Hwang will examine your tooth surfaces with specialized dental instruments to check for any decay.
Oral cancer screening: Dr. Hwang will check all your tissues in your face, lips, tongue, throat and neck for any possible signs of oral cancer.