The exam also includes examination of tooth decay and examination of existing restorations that involves current fillings, crowns, root canals, etc.
For those who are holistic, the dentist can refrain from taking x-rays. We also use different toothpaste and mouthwash that follow holistic practices.
Examinations and cleanings are recommended every 6 months to prevent cavities and gum disease. The examination also will include an oral cancer screening.