Diagnostics

Diagnostics

At Sherwood Dental, we believe that prevention is always better than cure. In addition to our experienced and skilled dental team, we have state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic equipment to diagnose dental problems well before they can affect your oral and physical health.

X-rays and Complete Oral Exam

At each checkup appointment, Dr. Syeda Amina R. Bukhari. D.D.S will perform a thorough clinical examination of your teeth and oral structures to detect any underlying problem. If required, Dr. Syeda Amina R. Bukhari. D.D.S will also look at x-ray images of your teeth to detect dental problems which cannot be seen through the naked eye. At Sherwood Forest Dental, we recommend that you visit us at least twice each year so that we can monitor your oral health and provide appropriate treatment if necessary.

Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planning are preventive dental procedures in which we use hand and ultrasonic scalers to remove plaque and tartar deposits from your teeth, which cause gum inflammation and periodontal problems. At each checkup appointment, Dr. Syeda Amina R. Bukhari. D.D.S will assess your periodontal health and may recommend scaling and root planning if required.

Oral Cancer Detection

At Sherwood Dental, we strive to offer state of the art diagnostic and preventive dental care facilities to our esteemed patients. Keeping in view that the incidence of oral cancer is on the rise worldwide and that early detection ensures higher chances of complete recovery, Dr. Syeda Amina R. Bukhari. D.D.S performs oral cancer screening on each patient during routine checkup appointments. If we find any suspicious lump or swelling, we will immediately send it for the laboratory for further analysis.