As your Jacksonville, Florida dentist Dr. Tiffany Shields promotes oral health, which has proven to be linked to your overall health. That’s why Dr. Shields takes the time to perform a wellness exam on her patients in order to individualize your dental treatment based on your overall health needs. A complete dental examination by Dr. Shields includes:
- Thorough medical and dental review.
- Digital radiographs of the teeth and supporting structures. (Digital X-rays produce less radiation)
- Periodontal evaluation in order to determine the health of your gums and look for bone loss.
- Head and neck exam, including a TMJ examination.
- Complete oral soft tissue exam, recommended yearly by the American Cancer Association.
If you are looking to improve your overall health, there’s no better place to start than with your oral health. Contact Dr. Tiffany Shields today to schedule your wellness exam!