Reasons to Visit Our General Dentist Office Twice a Year

General DentistThe role of a general dentist is to make sure that your teeth remain in the optimum health possible. By and large, we have found that patients who make it a habit to visit our dentist office at least once every six months have a much better overall health condition when it comes to their teeth. There is a reason for this. Despite the fact that nearly 30% of Americans do not visit their dentist on a bi-annual basis, studies have shown that this visit is an important piece in helping to keep your teeth healthy.

Here are some of the reasons why you should visit our general dentist office with a regularly scheduled appointment.

When you come to our office at least once every six months, we have the opportunity to perform a number of important processes. The first thing we will do is make sure that all your records are up to date, take x-rays at least once each year, and note any potential problems. This keeps your information updated and relevant which allows us easy access in the event that you ever have an emergency dental situation. Conversely, if you do not make it a habit to visit us at least once every six months, your records could be old, things may have changed, and we will find ourselves having to perform major diagnostics just to get back up to speed with your mouth's current condition. The second part of updating your records involves a detailed check-up every time you come in. With us leading the way, we will check your teeth for plaque and tartar build up, will look for any places where decay may have eroded the enamel, examine your teeth for soft spots, check your gums for the onset of gingivitis, and make sure that you do not have any issues potentially lurking underneath the surface.

There are other advantages to visiting our general dentist office twice a year. When you do, we will make sure to get your teeth nice and clean. The cleaning that you will be receiving in our dentist office far supersedes anything that you could possibly achieve at home. Using special tools and procedures we are going to be specifically targeting areas of the mouth that your toothbrush has a hard time reaching. In addition, we will be removing that plaque buildup and tartar that your toothbrush may not have been able to remove. This is all professionally done so that the teeth remain healthy and clean until you come in for your next visit.

One of the most important functions that we provide when you come in for your visit is to remind you that it is time to change out your toothbrush, or toothbrush head if you use an electric toothbrush. We do this by presenting you with a bag at the end of your visit that contains a new toothbrush and floss so that you start to floss your teeth on a regular basis.

To experience the benefits of regular dental care, visit our general dentist office today.

 
 

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