Bowes Dental Care

2375 Bowes Road Suite 200

ELGIN, IL 60123



New Patient Dental Exam:

Our Comprehensive New Patient Dental Exam takes approximately one hour and consists of the following:


-Review of previous dental and medical history


-Interview with the patient about current and future dental treatments


-A head and neck muscle examination


-An examination of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)


-A screening examination and evaluation of the bite screening for bruxism, excessive wear patterns on teeth and malocclusion


-A Comprehensive Periodontal Examination (pocket, depth, mobility, furcation involvement, recession, tissue evaluation)


-Evaluation of dental restorations


-Oral cancer screening with brush-biopsy (OralCDX)


-Dental x-rays as needed (usually a full mouth series) and a series of photographs of your teeth


-An explanation of the findings along with a treatment plan