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Maximize Your Health with a Complete Checkup

  • Early Detection of Dental Issues: Comprehensive exams can identify dental problems at an early stage, preventing them from becoming more serious and costly to treat.
  • Prevention of Gum Disease: Regular exams help detect and prevent gum disease, which can lead to tooth loss if left untreated.
  • Cavity Prevention: Through thorough examinations, cavities can be detected and treated early, preventing the need for extensive dental work later on.
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    A Complete Examination

    Unlock optimal oral health with our comprehensive dental examination. From thorough assessments to personalized treatment plans, our experienced team ensures your smile’s vitality and your peace of mind.

    We want you to understand what is included in a thorough dental examination because we believe it is vital for you to be an active participant in your oral care. That way, we can work together to maintain and improve your oral health

    It is important to regularly monitor the health of your mouth because dental problems can grow quickly and lead to worsening infections, tooth loss, and an unattractive appearance. Regular examinations help us keep your mouth healthy and your smile beautiful. When we examine your mouth, we usually look for signs of tooth decay, periodontal disease, and any problems with your bite.

    During the examination process, our focus spans a spectrum of critical indicators, including but not limited to the following:

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    1

    Medical History

    The dental team will begin by reviewing your medical history, including any medications you're currently taking, past surgeries, and any medical conditions you may have.

    2

    Patient Consultation

    Dr. Kutsikovich or a member of her team will likely sit down with you to discuss any concerns you have about your oral health or any specific issues you're experiencing.

    3

    Oral Examination

    The dentist will perform a thorough examination of your mouth, including: Visual Inspection, Periodontal Evaluation, Dental X-Rays, Oral Cancer Screening.

    4

    Evaluation of Existing Dental Work

    If you have any existing dental restorations (such as fillings, crowns, or bridges), the dentist will check their condition to ensure they're functioning properly and not in need of repair or replacement.

    5

    TMJ Evaluation

    The dentist may assess the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) for any signs of dysfunction or disorders that could affect your bite or cause jaw pain.

    6

    Treatment Planning

    Based on the findings of the exam, the dentist will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to address any issues identified and meet your oral health goals. This may include recommendations for preventive care, restorative treatments, or cosmetic procedures.

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    Patient Education

    Throughout the exam process, the dental team will provide education and guidance on proper oral hygiene techniques, preventive care practices, and lifestyle factors that can impact oral health.

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    Follow-Up

    Depending on the findings of the exam and any recommended treatments, you may schedule follow-up appointments for additional procedures or ongoing care.

    Oral Health Importance: Your Comprehensive Dental Exam Journey

    Embark on a thorough exploration of your oral health with our Comprehensive Exam. From teeth to gums, we leave no stone unturned in assessing your dental well-being.
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Get answers to your comprehensive exam FAQs. Understand the format, study strategies, and how to prepare effectively. Clear your doubts and approach your exam confidently with our comprehensive guide.
    What is a comprehensive dental exam?
    A comprehensive dental exam at Premier Dental Associates in Lyndhurst, OH, is a thorough assessment of your oral health. It includes a detailed examination of your teeth, gums, jaw, and surrounding tissues to identify any issues or concerns.
    It is recommended to have a comprehensive dental exam at least once a year to maintain optimal oral health. However, your dentist may recommend more frequent exams based on your individual needs and oral health status.
    During your comprehensive dental exam, our experienced dentists will examine your teeth for signs of decay, assess the health of your gums, check for signs of oral cancer, and evaluate your bite and jaw function. X-rays may also be taken to detect any hidden issues.
    No, a comprehensive dental exam is not painful. Our team at Premier Dental Associates in Lyndhurst, OH, strives to ensure your comfort throughout the examination process. If you experience any discomfort, please let us know, and we will take steps to address it promptly.
    The duration of a comprehensive dental exam can vary depending on the complexity of your oral health needs. On average, it may take between 45 minutes to an hour to complete the examination thoroughly.
    There is typically no special preparation required for a comprehensive dental exam. However, it’s helpful to arrive at our Lyndhurst, OH clinic a few minutes early to complete any necessary paperwork and provide updated medical information.
    Many dental insurance plans cover the cost of preventive services, including comprehensive dental exams. We recommend checking with your insurance provider to understand your coverage details and any potential out-of-pocket expenses.
    If our dentists identify any dental issues during your comprehensive exam, we will discuss treatment options with you. Depending on the nature and severity of the problem, treatment may range from simple preventive measures to more extensive procedures.
    Yes, children can benefit from comprehensive dental exams to monitor their oral health and detect any issues early on. Our team at Premier Dental Associates in Lyndhurst, OH, is experienced in providing gentle and comprehensive care for patients of all ages.
    Scheduling a comprehensive dental exam at Premier Dental Associates is easy. Simply give us a call or visit our website to book an appointment at our Lyndhurst, OH clinic. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in scheduling a convenient time for your exam.

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    Get To Know Your Premier Doctor
    Discover the expertise of your premier dental doctor, ensuring personalized care and optimal oral health. Uncover the key to a confident smile through a comprehensive understanding of your trusted dental professional.
    Rita Kutsikovich DDS, MSH
    Dr. Rita Kutsikovich, DDS, MPH., is a specialist in the field of prosthodontics and offers a wide array of services and treatments in specialized dentistry. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University for her undergraduate training and immediately advanced to Dental School at the Medical College of Virginia, completed the four year doctoral degree program in 2001, and became a licensed dentist.
    She went on to pursue additional specialized education for three more years and graduated in 2004 from University of Pittsburgh with Masters Degree in Public health and Certificate in Prosthodontics. During those three years she has also managed to earn her Diplomate Status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists , DICOI (www.icoi.org to find out more about the requirements to earn the status of DICOI). Her rigorous training enabled her with the expertise to provide comprehensive, complex treatments for patients.

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    3 weeks ago
    Russell Tye
    Premier Dental Associates is a great dental experience. The staff is kind, courteous and professional. I would recommend them to anyone.
    2 months ago
    Deborah DeGrange
    Loved getting my teeth cleaned & the hygentist was very informative and helpful. She helped me plan out future plans for my dental care in conjuncture with my insurance coverage.
    2 months ago
    Sharon Decker
    This was my first visit to Premier Dental and I was very happy from the minute I checked in until I left. Everyone took the time to explain things and that they truly care about you. Very caring and warm atmosphere in this office. I would definitely recommend them.
    2 months ago
    Juan Dornel
    Thank you Dr Rita and staff for your incredible professionalism and support! My Invisalign journey was nothing short of your continuous and diligent care and help. I am so happy with my new smile! My whole family only trusts you with their dental care! Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
    4 months ago
    kim wynn
    My first visit at Premier Dental Associates Inc, in one word was "AMAZING". Starting from my appointment confirmation, to the warm inviting greeting of the team, to the Dental Technicians professional care and finally to my doctor. The wholistic consultation for my problem to providing me with various solutions was very enlightening. The best part, was feeling confident in knowing I am being provided with quality service from a team that looks at providing me with Quality Results. Thank you so much.
    4 months ago
    Warren Serrani
    I’ve been seeing Dr. Rita for the past 9 years - everything from general teeth cleanings to most recently my Invisalign treatment! Her knowledge and care has made such a difference in both my life and my smile. 🙂 The staff is a true highlight of this office & always make me feel so welcomed and cared for. Everyone from Cindy and Erica at the front desk, to all of the wonderful hygienists who have worked on me over the years. I can’t imagine doing anywhere else for all my dental needs.
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