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Dental Checkup

What is this visit?

A dental checkup is good for cleaning your teeth and gums and checking the health of your mouth. This dental checkup usually takes an hour or less to complete Your visit may include (depending on your benefits):

  • Cleaning and polishing
  • X-rays
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Cavity checks

Who needs this visit?

Children can have their first dental checkup at or near the age of 1. After age 3, children and adults should have a cleaning and exam one or two times per year.

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Prevention of Oral Diseases/Dental Problems

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