What to Expect At Your Child’s Teeth Cleaning Appointment

At Snodgrass-King, we want to ensure all our patients can come in with knowledge of our offerings, procedures, and other services. Here’s what to expect on our child’s teeth cleaning appointment!

ProcedureADA CodeFrequencyPurpose
Initial ExamD01501st visit onlyDentist assesses child’s growth and development as well as checks for cavities and both hard and soft tissue health
Periodic ExamD0120Once every 6 months after initial visitDentist continues to assess child’s growth and development as well as checking for cavities and both hard and soft tissue health
Fluoride TreatmentD1203Once every 6 monthsReduces risk of cavities by strengthening the enamel ( outer layer of teeth)
Child CleaningD1120Once every 6 monthsRemove plaque and calculus from the teeth as well as to assess and help maintain oral health
Adult CleaningD1110Once every 6 monthsRemove plaque and calculus from the teeth as well as to assess and help maintain oral health
2 Bitewing X-RaysD0272Once every 12 months / Cavity Prone patients once every 6 monthsAllows the dentist to assess for cavities
4 Bitewing X-RaysD0274Once every 12 months / Cavity Prone patients once every 6 monthsAllows the dentist to assess for cavities
PanorexD0330Once Every 36 monthsTo assess growth and development. To determine if patient has any missing or extra teeth. To evaluate for cysts and tumors within the jaw bones.