Just as you need to look after the rest of your body to look good, you need to care for your teeth and gums. When you visit your dentist for dental cleaning and prevention treatment, they will examine your teeth thoroughly and usually take a complete set of x-rays at the same time; these will allow him to see what is going on inside your gums and jaw bone.
Once completed, they will evaluate the findings and put together a plan of action. This will involve you visiting the practice for regular check-ups. The treatment may include such things as: