FREDERICKSBURG, VA, March 12, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that patients visit the dentist at least twice a year for regular checkups and teeth cleanings. As a Fredericksburg, VA dentist, Dr. Edwin Torrey continues to reiterate the importance of regular visits to his office. By visiting Dr. Torrey in Fredericksburg for teeth cleanings and routine checkups, patients can properly maintain healthy teeth and gums.
"Visiting my office every six months helps me to ensure that my patients are maintaining healthy smiles. Seeing my patients twice a year allows me to view changes in their teeth and gums, while correctly complications early on, rather than waiting for symptoms to worsen. And between visits to my office, it is your job to work to keep your teeth and gums clean and healthy," said Dr. Edwin Torrey, a dentist in Fredericksburg, VA.
Checking teeth for tooth decay is one of the most important reasons why Dr. Torrey urges his patients to visit his office for a thorough dental examination. During a checkup, Dr. Torrey will evaluate the health of a patient's gums, perform a head and neck examination, and examine the mouth for any indications of oral cancer, diabetes or vitamin deficiencies. Dr. Torrey will also perform teeth cleanings for Fredericksburg patients to remove plaque and tartar buildup not removed from daily brushing and flossing.
For patients in Fredericksburg teeth cleanings are the final part of the dental visit in which a patient's mouth is cleaned using the following methods:
- Checking the cleanliness of the teeth and gums
- Removing any plaque and tartar
- Polishing the teeth
- Flossing between the teeth
- Reviewing recommended brushing and flossing techniques
After each patient's examination and teeth cleaning in Fredericksburg, Dr. Edwin Torrey will discuss the health of his or her teeth and gums. Dr. Torrey will also make any additional recommendations to help patients in their journey to optimal oral health care.
It is important to visit Dr. Edwin Torrey every six months for a proper checkup and teeth cleaning in Fredericksburg. Visiting Dr. Torrey on a regular basis, in addition to following daily good oral hygiene practices at home, can help ensure patients keep their teeth and gums healthy for a lifetime.
About Edwin A. Torrey, DDS, PC: Dr. Edwin Torrey is a 1987 graduate of the prestigious University of Tennessee Center for Health Science in Memphis, TN. He completed his undergraduate work at Harding University where he graduated with Honors and is currently enrolled in the Mastership Program at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Dr. Torrey also has had a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry since 2005. Dr. Edwin Torrey has been in practice in Fredericksburg, VA since 1987 and has experience and special training in implant restoration, Invisalign, veneers, and a vast amount of general and cosmetic dentistry services.
Dr. Edwin Torrey
1239 Central Park Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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