Many patients wonder why it’s necessary to come in for cleanings more than once a year. We understand the confusion and have a few things to share with you to help you understand just why that second visit each year can save you time, money and potential pain.

At the most basic level, it’s important to come in at least twice a year for cleanings because buildup happens quickly, even if you have an amazing oral hygiene routine at home. There are simply areas of the mouth that are incredibly hard to reach, and some are just downright impossible without specialized dental tools. We also screen for oral cancer, decay, gum disease and many other issues that may be starting to form so we can catch them early enough to minimize the amount of intervention needed.


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Mary is a long time patient that gave Legends Dental a try, loved it, brought his family and we appreciate his trust.


Americans will be diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer this year.

53,000

Cure rate on oral cancer with early detection

90%

Most common age range for first oral cancer detection

50-74 years of age


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