Cleanings and Exams
Professional cleanings performed by a licensed dentist or hygienist are just as important to your dental health as daily brushing and flossing. Using specialized tools and training, your hygienist at Mintie Family Dentistry will remove:
Some patients will require a more thorough cleaning below the gum line (scaling and root planning), often requiring anesthetic, due to gum disease and past periodontal treatments. Dr. Kloenne will review your past dental history and identify any issues for which you may need treatment.
Regular examinations, by Dr. Kloenne, help detect and prevent health issues before they become serious. Consistent dental check-ups help catch problems when they are small and easier to treat. Left unattended, small treatable problems become worse and may require more extensive, expensive procedures to repair. Dental examinations generally include the following:
Dental x-rays are a primary tool for early identification of dental problems. Dr. Kloenne can detect issues with x-rays before they become problems, saving you money in the long run by preventing the need for more expensive procedures or surgeries. X-rays are primarily used to detect internal tooth decay, cysts (fluid-filled sacks at the base of your teeth), tumors, impacted teeth, and teeth that are still erupting.
Dr. Jessica Mintie Kloenne
Dr. Robert A. Leon
Mintie Family Dentistry
511 SW 10th Ave. #804
Portland, OR. 97205
F: by appt. only
We validate at Smart park on 10th Map
Max street car line accessible.
Tri-Met Stop ID 8384