There are various types of mechanisms through which the patients can receive preventive treatments, regardless of age. A dental exam is also one of the preventive treatment. Based on how much you have taken care of your teeth and gums and what is the preventive measures you have taken if done, will decide you dental health. As the result of exam, dentist can decide that which type of preventive measures are correct for the patient to fight teeth and gum diseases.
Early exams and preventive measures are best for maintaining a good dental hygiene lifetime. Brushing teeth with fluoride varnish toothpaste makes the teeth of any patient decay resistant. Another preventive measure for kids is sealants, as a child grows permanent molar erupts between the age of 6 to 12. So, by applying sealants on the top of the teeth prevents decay occurring in the grooves.