Dental Routine Check-ups

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Dental check-ups are very important but have you ever wondered why it is so important? You may wonder why it is needed to go to the dentist every six months for a check-up. The answer is that it is essential to get your routine check-ups because they can do a lot for your smile, mouth, and overall health.

A dental visit is a beneficial way to keep your teeth and gums healthy. By going to the dentist every six months, your dentist can assess and identify any potential harm before they fill develop and progress into a severe condition. There is a lot that a dentist can tell by your teeth and your gums for any underlying health condition. Several chronic health conditions start from oral health. Therefore preventative dentistry is highly recommended to save you from endangering your oral health.

Here are lists of dental check-ups that are recommended for you:

  • A general dental check-up with thorough teeth cleaning.
  • Gum check-up to detect potential gum disease and other conditions that may be present.
  • Dental X-Rays examine the spaces between the teeth and see signs of cavities.
  • Plaque and tartar build-up is common, especially in places that are harder to reach when you brush.
  • Scaling is a crucial part of the cleaning process that removes the plaque and tartar from your teeth. Your hygienist does this process without harming your teeth.
  • Teeth polishing leave your teeth looking and feeling clean and refreshed.
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