You probably have a busy schedule and find it difficult to fit another appointment in to your hectic day. Keeping those regular six month visits is important in keeping your teeth and gums in tip top shape. This is needed in order to maintain optimal health and hygiene for your teeth.
Diagnosing Tooth Decay
The primary reason to visit the dentist regularly is to avoid dental issues such as tooth decay and gum problems. These issues may seem minor at first, but they can lead to more serious problems and even major dental concerns if they are not addressed early. This can include a deeper cavity, or even a root canal needed.
You probably work hard to remember to brush and floss twice a day. Not only should you make sure to do this, but make sure you are brushing and flossing correctly. If you have any questions about the correct way, make sure to contact us and we can advise you. When you visit for regular cleanings, the hygienist will clean up your teeth by removing dental plaque or tartar while making suggestions on your daily oral health routine.
Certain nutritional habits may lead to gum disease that can expose healthy teeth to tooth loss and other serious health ailments. Regular dental visits will allow us dentist to diagnose gum problems early on. Some gum issues can be reversed if caught early enough. Ignoring dental problems allows them time to spread and become more serious. Proper care of your teeth and gums will keep them healthier your whole life.
Visiting a dentist twice a year will help make your teeth healthy, but can also save you money and time in the long run.