First Dental Visit: Expectation vs Reality!!!

Making a first appointment to the dentist is an achievement and one should be proud for accomplishing that task itself. Accepting the fact that, the key to a healthy life lies in sound and periodic dental health is primary. The first dental visit is usually of a short duration involving a comprehensive dental check-up. The dentist would examine all the hard and soft tissues present in the oral cavity and inform the patient about the status of their oral health. In addition, the dentist would take some x-rays to examine the in between surfaces to the teeth that are not visible to the naked eye.  Making appointments with the dentist for kids from an early age gives them an opportunity to be familiar with the dentist and the dental surroundings as well.
Thus, periodic dental check-ups are extremely beneficial in diagnosis and treatment of common dental problems thereby avoiding complex and expensive dental treatments in the later stages.