Maintaining Your Oral Health
Our focus is on keeping you relaxed and comfortable during your visit, both in our spa-like environment and through educating our patients before each procedure, so you are fully in-the-know and prepared for what’s happening. With experienced, gentle and friendly professionals taking care of your mouth, you’ll feel better than ever about your oral health.
Regular dental checkups (every six months) are vital to maintaining your oral health. In addition to keeping your mouth looking and feeling great, other benefits of seeing your dentist twice a year include:
- Preventing gum disease
- Detecting dental problems early
- Preventing the need for dentures
- Keeping treatments simple and affordable
If you go too long between visits, minor problems can creep up and turn into more serious problems that could become painful, unsightly or require surgery. Catching problems or diseases early, before they become a big deal, can keep treatment costs down for you.
By proactively maintaining your oral health with a proven at-home regimen and regular checkups, we can work together as a team. Our dental hygienists and dentists will work to keep the serious problems away from your teeth and gums, and you keep the daily routine on track to keep it that way.
A key part of your semi-annual checkup will be a thorough cleaning. Our experienced staff will remove any built-up plaque and tartar (or calculus) both along and below the gum line. This will help prevent problems like bad breath, cavities and gum disease. We’ll also help educate you on how to keep your teeth in great shape between visits.
Another part of maintaining your oral health is getting an in-depth examination regularly to look for any signs of disease, decay, or other dental problems. It’s better to have a healthy smile from the start, but if there is a problem, finding it sooner rather than later is going to be the easiest, least uncomfortable and most inexpensive way to fix it.
Having a steady relationship with your dentist is the best way to stave off gum disease and the need for dentures.