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Dental Checkups in Summerlin

We all are busy but it’s important to make time for regular visits to your dentist to maintain good oral health. Schedule your dental checkups in Summerlin today.

It’s recommended you make appointments every six months so your dentist can catch gum disease or other issues before they become serious problems.


Dental Checkups at Desert Sky Dental

Generally, the first thing your dental office will take care of is x-rays, which gives a good picture of your overall oral health and allows thorough checks for cavities, gum disease, and other issues that may have risen since your last visit. We take radiation exposure seriously and take every precaution to minimize it.


What To Expect

Dr. Cutler will discuss anything that shows up on the x-rays and shows you what is going on inside your mouth. This is followed by an examination of your teeth, gums, and mouth for any signs of problems, including checks for cavities, gum disease or early signs of oral cancer. Dr. Cutler will also use a special probe to measure the "pockets" between your teeth and gums and a mirror to get a better view of the sides and back of your teeth, followed by a discussion of any treatment or procedure you may need.


Dr. Cutler will also educate you on how to deal with any dental hygiene problem and, of course, remind you to always brush and floss every day. Your dental hygienist will then clean and polish all your teeth using a hand scaler or ultrasonic dental instrument to remove the tartar from your teeth. This is followed by a good polish with a rotating rubber cup or brush to remove plaque or stains.


To get the most out of your visit with us, don’t hesitate to tell your dentist about any pain you are experiencing or concerns you may have. At Desert Sky Dental, we are here for you and your oral health. You can discuss any diagnosis or changes in your health since your last visit. It’s a good idea to write down all medications and supplements that you are currently taking. Don’t be afraid to let your Summerlin dentist know if you suffer from dental anxiety. That’s why we are here: to make you comfortable during your Summerlin dental checkups. The sooner we know about any pain or sensitivity that you are experiencing, the better we can be at treating them.

Frequently Asked Questions about Dental Checkups:


How often should I get a dental checkup?

The dentist will advise that you get a routine dental check up and cleaning every six months. This will help prevent larger situations from arising and keep you in good oral health.

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Does a dental checkup hurt?

Your expert dental team at Desert Sky Dental take extra care to ensure there is no discomfort during your dental checkups. You can rest assured you are in good hands.

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How much does it cost to get a dental checkup?

Desert Sky Dental provides a new patient special for just $59 which includes a cleaning, x rays and exam to help you get the dental care you need. Contact us today for an appointment.


Come in for a consultation and find out all about the best dentist Summerlin. Let Desert Sky Dental help you own your smile.

Come in for a consultation and find out all about the best dentist Summerlin. Let Desert Sky Dental help you own your smile.