Adult Examination

Dental Examination for Adults

Clontarf Dental Practice - Adult Examination


Comprehensive examination of teeth and gums, including oral cancer screening. Oral Hygiene Instructions and Dietary Advice is also provided.

8 out of 10 Irish adults are covered for an annual dental examination under their PRSI or the Medical Card Scheme. Patients are asked inform the practice if they think they are covered under either schemes before their first appointment in order to check eligibility.

At your examination radiographs (x-rays) may be taken. At your first appointment it may be necessary to take:

  • Two Bitewing Radiographs taken to check for decay between your teeth or under the surface
A Panoramic Radiograph to – get an overall view of any previous treatment:
  • Check bone levels in relation to gum disease
  • Check for any pathology
  • Check the presence and position of wisdom/unerrupted teeth