Berkeley Prosthodontics and General Dentistry

How often should I be seen for examinations and cleanings?

We know with your busy schedule keeping up with your regular dental checkups and cleanings can feel like a hassle. Sometimes it is hard to find the time to fit your appointment in but it is general dentistry | dentist in Berkeley important that you are able to be seen. Keeping up-to-date on your cleanings can save you money from other pricey procedures due to decay. 

Dental cleanings remove plaque and tartar buildup that could lead to serious dental decay problems in the future. That is why we here at Berkeley Prosthodontics and General Dentistry typically recommend at least annual dental examinations and 6-month-recall cleanings. However, some patients may have different dental presentations and need more frequent cleanings. We see each patient and make appropriate recommendations accordingly. 

Scheduling Your Dental Cleaning

Our wonderful staff here take your oral health very seriously. We want to make sure that your beautiful teeth last a lifetime! Be sure to call our office and we will work with your schedule to find a time that works for you!

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Important information regarding COVID-19 Safety

Welcome back!  Your health and well-being continue to be our highest priority, and we are ONLY open because we have carefully planned and revised our office procedures to greatly minimize the risk of infection for our patients and our team members.

Our team closely follows guidelines set forth by the CDC, OSHA, ADA, and Berkeley City in regards to existing and new personal protective equipment (PPE), updated engineering, modified administrative protocols, and extra safety practice protocols. You can expect to see some changes for your next appointment, such as pre-appointment respiratory screening, daily temperature-taking, social distanced office area, more air purification and ventilation in each operatory, staggered and lengthened appointments, and more physical barriers installed to keep the office a safe environment for everyone.

We ask that everyone 12 and older must have face cover on when you arrive at our office, and to help social distance, we may ask you and your family, companion, to wait in your car during any wait.

Thank you for your cooperation! We look forward to seeing you soon!

Amy Au and the Berkeley Prosthodontics Dental Team