About Dental Exams
To help manage oral health problems before they develop, everyone should schedule a dental appointment with our dentists at DentalWorks - Crystal Lake in Crystal Lake, IL at least once every year. During the personal consultation, our dentists will use a variety of examination procedures to check the condition of the mouth for problematic symptoms of concern. This usually includes a complete oral exam, which involves checking the teeth, mouth, and gums with a visual check and digital X-rays. By offering dental exams, DentalWorks - Crystal Lake can help children and adults around Crystal Lake, IL take early measures to catch oral health conditions in the early stages. This is the recommended course of action to give the patient a realistic course of treatments that may be easier and lower in cost.
"Great office! I got my wisdom teeth extracted here & go for my cleanings regularly. Oral surgeon was very informative of the procedure and helped me make an educated decision on what route to go. No bruising, no swelling, and got all four removed in less than 30 minutes!!"- A.S. / Yelp / Sep 03, 2018
"Appointments are always quick and easy and everyone there is very friendly!"- K.C. / Google / Aug 02, 2018
"Friendly attentive service with a smile. My exam and follow up instructions were great! I love the care I get from the Crystal Lake Dental Works!"- A.C. / Google / Jul 25, 2018
"Very professional people and facility with prompt attentive service"- T.T. / Google / Jul 18, 2018
"Took my son to get all of his wisdom teeth extracted. The entire staff from the reception area to the dental & surgical assistants were extremely warm, helpful & knowledgeable. One even offered my son a snack when they found out he had fasted that morning & didn't need to! He got pizza & it impressed me that they would be concerned enough to squeeze in a "last meal" for him knowing he'd be on soft foods for awhile post-procedure so that he wouldn't miss out! Dr. Alalawi was great! They offer very affordable rates and the level of care is excellent. I will be returning to this office for any future care."- L.C. / Google / Jul 14, 2018
What to Expect
A detailed dental check will proceed with a conversation between our dentist and the patient. Our dentist will record a history about the patient's health, including any medical history and current medications. Our dentist will talk with the patient to find out if they have became aware of any areas of concern. To get a accurate picture of the individual's mouth, our dentist will obtain digital X-rays to obtain an image of the mouth. A visual examination of the mouth with probing will also aid in finding signs of oral concerns. The probing instrument will be used to examine the strength of the gums by measuring the depth of the gum pockets and finding areas of inflammation.
If our dentists find any areas of infection during the dental examination, they will work with the him or her about possible dental procedures that may be completed at DentalWorks - Crystal Lake or at the patient's home. Dental well visits will be recommended so that the he or she can continue to keep up with their overall oral health. If a patient continues to have ongoing symptoms our dentists may advise that the patient consult with a dental specialist.
The benefits manager at DentalWorks - Crystal Lake will contact the patient's dental insurance company to determine coverage all expected costs prior to the visit. DentalWorks - Crystal Lake offers credit options to help assist with the cost.
Plan Your Procedure
Prevent and Protect
Be sure to get in touch with DentalWorks - Crystal Lake in Crystal Lake, IL to make your upcoming dental exam and consultation so you can improve healthy teeth and smile. With consistent dental treatments at DentalWorks - Crystal Lake, our dentists can stay on target with any significant changes. This allow for less hours of time and trouble, as well as avoid an extensive dental therapy.