Design Dental · 4500 Washington Ave., Suite 700 Houston, TX 77007 | (713) 869-0334
MELANIE T. BIBB, DDS
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New patients receive a comprehensive examination which includes a screening for oral cancer, gum and bone disease, blood pressure, and systemic disorders. A routine oral exam is performed on established patients to determine any changes in dental and health status since the previous visit.
Your gum tissue is measured with a fine instrument ruler to calibrate in millimeters pocket depth between the tooth and the connective gum tissue around the tooth. Pocket depths more than 4 millimeters, could indicate disease and infection. The deeper the pocket, the greater the extent plaque bacteria collects and infection in gum disease develop.
X-rays are taken as needed.
Tooth scaling and root planing occur as needed.
Routine cleanings also include a professional polishing (Prophy) that removes only the soft sticky plaque that is above the gum line.
We accept a wide array of insurances. We submit claims on behalf of our patients so the insurance companies deal directly with our office.
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4500 Washington Ave., Suite 700 Houston, TX 77007
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