How often should I receive a routine dental checkup?
The American Dental Association’s protocol for a healthy adult calls for routine cleaning and checkup every 6 months. We find it best to set a patient’s routine checkup based on his/her personal needs. The majority of our patients get a cleaning and checkup every 6 months. Those with a periodontal condition will often have their teeth cleaned more frequently while others that have never had decay of calculus buildup might be on a one year recall.