If you want to stay healthy, you should try to avoid dental issues by getting them diagnosed before they develop into bigger conditions. These problems can be identified during a dental exam for yourself and your whole family. While the mouth is checked at your bi-annual cleaning, a dental exam consists of a more thorough analysis. Dental examinations at SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach assess your overall oral health by looking for tooth decay, signs of oral cancer, and other diseases. Our talented dental team will determine your need for procedures and check for problems with your bite and jaw. Digital images will be used for a better view of the hidden problems in your teeth, jaw, and gums. If you live near Pompano Beach, FL, make an appointment for a dental exam for your family at SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach.
Oral Cancer Screening
Oral cancer is an abnormal group of cells in the mouth, including the gums, jawbone, lips, tongue, throat, and salivary glands. Each dental examination at SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach will include a screening for oral cancer to check for any symptoms, including inflammation, sores, lesions, and lumps. One of our skilled dentists will also feel your neck and jaw for abnormal growths. Should any areas of concern be discovered, a biopsy can be done or you may need care from a specialist.
"Had some dental work done at SEDA Dental last month and it was quite pleasant. I really enjoyed the atmosphere, everyone is incredibly nice and caring. If you are looking for great dentists, SEDA is the place."- S.R. / Google / Apr 12, 2019
"Everyone is very friendly here, I have had a great experience with both of my visits, for a cleaning and a fill for a cavity. Definitely recommended dentistry to come to."- W.J. / Google / Jul 02, 2019
"Just had dental work done today, the staff are very knowledgable and go out above and beyond to service me and my husband, the place is very clean, we will never go to another dentist again, we felt like we were home."- S.J. / Google / Jun 27, 2019
"Dental office is extremely friendly from when you first walk in to the dentist and the hygienist.Would definitely recommend this dental office"- N.Y. / Google / Jun 25, 2019
"Without a doubt the absolute best experience possible. I was referred by a friend, thank God I was. From the very 1st phone call, Asly was tremendous, got my son in right away. My son for various reasons had rotted teeth. After spending a fortune on bridges, extractions, etc.. no other dentist leveled with me that he Had week teeth that would continue to get worse. He was in such severe pain for so long. Infections, absesses. Rot. I decided the most economical and permanent solution that I could afford was total extraction and dentures. I took him for quotes, typical xray,Nonpersonal attention, just another mouth.Took him to Seda $4000 less. And the caring office manager, Fernanda worked with me for over an hour, applying for financing. She finally set me up with a payment plan orI would have been unable to help my son.After explaining my situation they didn't even charge for his consultation. His dentist Dr. Hanna Butenko was beyond fantastic. All other quotes were pull all teeth at once. Stick In the permanent denture, with putty, then 6 months later come back to see how his jaw adjusted and re-putty, and all money immediately. Wow, Dr. Hanna, saw the horrible mess in my sons mouth. Set up 3 separate appts. One week apart, she saidIt would be way too painful to do all at onceAnd because of the extent of damage some Would be very difficult extractions. And may I say what a knowledgable caring lady. Well three weeks later, I'm sitting at lunch,Final teeth coming out as I write this. And he will be leaving today with his tempatoryDentures, he would not go out because of his teeth. Cant wait to see him really smile again.Three months from now he goes back, they see how his jaws have adjusted AND make him his permanent set! The reason this is so long and detailed is because, I know due to todays culture and poor choices, many young men have rotted hurting teeth, and think there's no answer. Seda also offers all the other options, butDont give up, our choice worked for us, and was affordable. Fernanda & Asly are like family, make my 29 year old son & I feel welcome and special. They know us by name and they should be proud of there courteous. Fun yet professionall manner. Lastly, I cannot Say enough about Dr. Butenko. She comes out of the back to personally see me each visitNot to mention, you will never see 3 more Pretty, really caring and a joy to see each timeYoung wmen.They treat you like family!!!And I havent even met Dr. Hill yet, who my friend said was exceptional. Ther is no other place I will ever go. My other son is next!!!They get 5 out of 5. Not a fair scale, really10 out of 5 stars."- G.K. / Google / Jun 20, 2019
Pompano Beach, FL residents of every age should get a dental exam every year. Some of the most common conditions, such as periodontal disease (the top reason for tooth loss), do not have signs you can see. If concerns are noticed early, you are more likely to have more treatment options.
The ADA (American Dental Association) suggests that children visit a dentist before they turn one. The SEDA Dental team can talk about common problems, including using pacifiers, teething, and baby bottle tooth decay. Our team at SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach can teach you ways to clean and care for your baby's oral health so they develop good habits early in life. Dental examinations are also crucial for older children as their teeth, gums, and jaw develop.
What To Expect
Your appointment will begin with an initial assessment of your teeth, gums, tongue, throat, the roof of your mouth, inside your cheeks, and other checkpoints. This includes checking for symptoms of oral cancer. A member of our team may take digital x-rays and check for abnormal gum tissue. We will evaluate your neck, head, and jaw, including the bite and temporomandibular joints (TMJ). Then, we will discuss any concerns we may have discovered and inform you of your treatment options. Our team will go over any other conditions you may have, prescriptions you are taking, and if they might affect your dental health by causing tooth decay or dry mouth. Lastly, we will check any restorations you have, such as bridges and dentures, to assess the wear and fit.
When to schedule your next appointment will be based on the results of your exam. If our dental team doesn't find any problems, then you can follow a home oral care routine with flossing and brushing every day, plus yearly dental examinations and twice-yearly professional cleanings at SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach. If a team member does find a concern that needs to be treated, procedures can be reviewed and planned.
Since a dental exam is so important to your dental health, it's usually covered by insurance. We can talk to your insurance company to understand your coverage and determine any personal expenses. If you don't have insurance, SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach accepts several payment methods, including medical financing. SEDA Dental works with you to help you afford excellent dental care.
Annual Dental Exams
Having great oral health means you don't just go to the dentist when something is wrong. You have to be proactive with preventive care. This may protect your teeth and gums from harm, and save you a lot of time and money in the long run. We suggest visiting SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach annually for a dental exam. This can help you to minimize problems by catching them in the early stages. We work hard to make dental examinations a pleasant experience for you so you'll enjoy coming back. Contact our team in Pompano Beach, FL to schedule your exam.