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The American Dental Association recommends that you have a routine dental checkup every six months. Your dentist, Dr. Jun H Chung, provides a dental checkup that helps you maintain good oral health.

The checkup begins with a routine dental cleaning, which involves the removal of hardened tartar from your teeth. During the cleaning, your hygienist will also be looking for any overt signs of gum disease or tooth decay. X-rays might be needed so our team can get an in-depth understanding of a questionable tooth.

After all the hardened tartar has been removed from your teeth, the hygienist will thoroughly floss your teeth and polish minor surface stains. If your teeth are moderately or deeply stained, you might want to consider your tooth-whitening options.

Dr. Jun H Chung will then examine your mouth. This involves examining your teeth and gums for signs of tooth decay and gum disease. If your dentist finds a problem area, he will tell you your treatment options. The checkup concludes with a basic oral cancer screening, which will involve your dentist examining your tongue, throat, face, head, and neck for any early signs of oral or pharyngeal cancer.

If you are due for your next dental checkup in Leesburg, Virginia, please call Lansdowne Dental Arts at 703-858-5990 to schedule an appointment.