Good oral health is one of the biggest factors that determine your overall well-being. Brushing your teeth twice a day regularly and regular flossing is very important. But in addition to this there's something more that has to be done to ensure good oral health. It's visiting the general dentistry for routine dental check-ups. Routine dental check-up allows the dentist to check whether or not you're suffering from any kind of dental problems. Dental problems left untreated can turn out to be big pain in the future. It's best to deal with problems at an early stage and get the right things done at the right point of time. A typical dental check-up treatment involves the following dental care activities: thorough examination of your teeth, mouth and gums, inquiring about problems that you might be facing pertaining to your oral health, educating you on teeth cleaning, brushing and flossing habits and finally discussing the date for a visit. A routine dental check-up treatment will not cost you more than $60, and as far as the treatment duration is concerned, it's your dentist who'll decide the same. On an average, the time for check-ups may vary from three months to two years, depending on how good your oral health is. Apart from just checking your oral health, a dentist can also examine your throat, neck, tongue, face and head and can detect signs of potential trouble. Accordingly he can advise you to see a specialist in this regard.