Gift Yourself And Your Loved Ones With A Healthier Smile

Jan 16, 2019

A daily brushing and flossing routine is imperative if you want to avoid the cavities, tooth decay, and gum diseases from affecting your smile. However, a good oral routine is not enough for maintaining optimum oral health and a visit to dentist is imperative. There is a reason dental cleaning and examinations are recommended.

The dental visits support your oral hygiene routine by looking after aspects of dental health which can’t be addressed at home such as removing the tartar and detecting problems in the initial phase when they are least invasive or costly to treat. The plaque and tartar buildup is quite fast making the mouth vulnerable to several dental issues. When you visit the dentist for regular dental cleaning, their experienced team scrapes the tartar off the teeth and gum line and give your pearly whites a thorough polish as well as flossing. Polishing removes the stains from tooth enamel.

Why You Should Come in Twice Yearly for Dental Cleanings

  • It keeps gum diseases from inflaming your oral tissues and preventing tooth and bone loss.
  • To save your tooth enamel from the destructive acids found in plaque and tartar and effects of teeth grinding.
  • It removes strains and discoloration from the teeth and keeps them brighter and whiter.
  • Dental cleaning keeps your breath fresher and prevents bad breath.
  • It will ensure that you jaw bone is healthy and supportive enough to prevent bone and tooth loss.
  • It will help in diagnosing cancer in the initial phase and treat it before it spreads.
  • Keeps your mouth free of disease and promote optimum dental health. It also prevents risk of heart disease and stroke.
  • Helps in maintaining dental restorations like dentures, crowns, and fillings.

It is important that you never skip the annual dental checkup if you are 55 and older, a woman experiencing hormonal changes such as pregnancy and menopause, a regular tobacco user, or regularly consume alcohol. You are also vulnerable to dental issues is you have diabetes or poor oral hygiene practice.

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