Published on August 30, 2019, Updated on April 18, 2020
“Prevention is better than cure”, isn’t that what we all hear and observe in our surroundings. But when it comes to following it, we turn a deaf ear.
Dental checkups and getting your teeth cleaned regularly is not only essential but it also ensures a longer teeth life and appearance. So, if you do not want to embarrass yourself in front of others with your yellow, stained teeth or even due to bad breath, make sure that you go for regular dental checkups.
Here are some more reasons to visit a dentist periodically.
Preventing Gum Disease:
Teeth are vulnerable to plaque if they are not cleaned regularly. Our home cleaning exercises are not enough. With time, the plaque accumulates and this leads to Periodontal or gum disease. More than this, it is due to plaque-derived bacteria only that you can suffer from inflammation and gum swelling.
Keeping Good Health:
There are researches done that point at a correlation between strokes, heart conditions and periodontal or Gum disease. Even if the research is not clear on the exact dots to connect this association, you can realize the fact that everything inside our body is connected to each other. So, instead of taking any kinds of risks, you need to go for regular visits and cordon off this vulnerability.
Get White and Shining Teeth:
A regular cleaning exercise from a professional will only help you get rid of all kinds of stains and further protect the teeth from inviting certain issues. There are medications to help you get super white teeth, but beware that these can cause discoloration.
Bad Breath or Halitosis:
Bad breath is a common effect of gum disease, or due to food lodged in hard to reach areas or even an overall bad oral hygiene. So, what can you do to correct it?
Apart from regular brushing and floss, you need to visit a dentist for an overall cleanup of your mouth. It will not only evade any kind of bad smell or breath but also help you maintain excellent oral hygiene.
Retain and Sustain your Teeth:
Do you know that your teeth are vulnerable to automatically fall off if they are not maintained properly? Yes, just like the leaves fall off in summertime, your teeth can do the same.
It all starts with irregular and insufficient oral hygiene. Due to this, the teeth and gums develop diseases and the overall teeth structure dwindles. Gradually plaque builds up in your mouth that penetrates inside the roots and the breaking of teeth becomes pertinent.
So to avoid that, you can go for regular dental checkups and lead a healthy life.
More importantly, when you go for regular dental checkups, the dentist can find out the potential teeth issues and problems that may be developing inside secretly. Until and unless there is some kind of pain, any other issue you may not visit the dentist.
On the contrary, if you indulge in the healthy practice of regular dental checkups the dentist will check:
- Inspect the throat, tongue, neck, face, and head for any sort of marker or potential danger.
- Inspect the teeth for cavities.
- Look for the incidence of plaque with utmost care and precision.
- And lastly, examine your gums.
It must be evident by now that how important and beneficial it is to go for regular dental checkups. It can help you maintain overall health, a beautiful smile, and strong teeth.
Contact us to make an appointment.