James Lin DMD

How often should I see my general dentist?

You should visit your general dentist in Los Gatos, CA, every six months for checkups and teeth cleanings. However, if your dentist finds an oral health issue, you may need to come in more often for treatment.

Regular Dental Care in Los Gatos

Regular dental care lays the groundwork for a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Regular dental care, commonly called preventive dentistry, means comprehensive checkups and teeth cleanings twice yearly.

Checkups may include x-rays if you have not been in for a while or if your dentist suspects an issue. We also provide a periodontal check and an oral cancer screening.

Your teeth cleaning is essential to long-term oral health. Using special instruments, your hygienist removes stubborn tartar and bacteria from the teeth and gums. These are the ingredients your toothbrush and dental floss cannot reach or get rid of completely.

For your part, you should implement an excellent at-home routine:

  • Brush and floss twice daily or after eating
  • Avoid sugary and acidic foods and drinks
  • Call your dentist if you have questions

Family Dentistry in Los Gatos, CA

We provide treatment for patients of all ages and are always excited to welcome new individuals and families into our dental practice.

If you would like to arrange a checkup and teeth cleaning or have questions, we encourage you to call us today.

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