Regular Check ups preserve your smile
Regular dental checks ups are essential to preserving your teeth for life. Avoid restorative dental costs later in life with routine preventative dentistry. You can now book dental check ups online! We promise to keep you smiling!
"I wish everywhere had the level of service of Thompson Dental! After a glowing reference from a friend I went to see the team here who are all wonderful, super welcoming and friendly. Mike is lovely guy an excellent dentist, explains everything really clearly without any judgement."
Routine Dental Check Ups
Regular dental check ups can help you avoid toothache, tooth loss and gum diseases. Furthermore, it is now clinically accepted that our oral health affects our overall health such as heart and brain health. Common dental problems such as cavities and gingivitis mostly go unnoticed until it’s too late. Fortunately, most common dental diseases are preventable and are relatively easy and inexpensive to address if detected at an early stage. Regular dental maintenance can preserve your smile and contribute to better long-term emotional and physical well-being.
Frequency of Dental Examinations
Having a routine dental exam every 6 months is the first step to preserving your teeth for life.
Dentist Check Ups are Affordable
Regular check ups with our dentists are affordable and save you money by avoiding restorative dental costs later in life. Teenagers are free from year 9 until their 18th birthday.
Dr Michael Thompson and Amanda Hawkins provide gentle quality dental care. You can book a check up online or call our offices. Our dental practice is located at 377 Mt Albert Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland. We welcome all communities from Mt Roskill, Mt Eden, Epsom and Mt Albert.
What is Included in a Dental Exam?
- Standard dental x-rays,
- Examination of your teeth and gums,
- Dental advice about diet, lifestyle and teeth cleaning habits
- Advice about a routine maintenance plan
- Talk to the dentist about any dental concerns
Dental Check up FAQs
Besides a warm and friendly welcome, a dental exam involves a comprehensive inspection of your teeth, gums, tongue, bite and x-ray results. Dental problems can be easily spotted in x-rays. These findings help us evaluate the integrity of your oral structure and enable us to identify and treat any risks of tooth decay or gum disease.
The dentist will usually take around 30 minutes to take x-rays and examine your teeth.
Appointments to have your teeth professionally cleaned with the dental hygienist are separate. Thorough professional teeth cleaning takes 1 hour.
One check up with the dentist and preferably one appointment with the oral hygienist.
Routine dental check ups prevent tooth decay and gum disease, helping you keep your smile for life. Additionally, dental disease can cause heart disease, stroke, cancer and Alzheimers disease, therefore, maintaining your oral health helps maintain your overall health in the long run.
Routine dental check ups are non-invasive and painless. Should you require move specialised treatment, be assured that Thompson Dental patients continually remark on the gentle painless dental procedures they continuously receive at our practice.
Our experienced dentists understand that some patients experience dental fear. Thompson Dental in known for the gentle dental procedures, our aim is to ensure that all patients have a pain free dental experience. We encourage you to share your fears with the dentist. Solutions such as sedation dentistry and nitrous oxide (also known as happy gas) are available to all our patients, including children.