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Why Seeing the Dentist is So Important

When is the last time you saw the dentist? If its been longer than 6 months you might be putting your self in harms way, both financially and physically. Did you know….

REASONS FOR THE 6-MONTH DENTAL VISIT RULE

REASONS FOR THE RULE:

  • Dental Cleanings Help Prevent Gum Disease & Tooth Decay
  • Keep Your Smile Bright by Polishing and Removing Stains
  • Eliminate Harmful Plaque and Tartar Build Up 
  • Monitor Your Oral Health
  • Examine Your Teeth for Decay
  • Provide an Oral Cancer Screenings
  • To Prevent Pain and Infections by Finding Problems Early

WHAT CAN HAPPEN IF YOU DON’T GO…

  • The Ability to Prevent Common Dental Issues is Gone Therefore, The Result is Much Larger, More Painful, and Expensive Procedures
  • Greater Risk of Developing Many Oral Diseases
  • Yellowing and Staining of Teeth
  • More Likely to Develop Gum Disease or Even Lose Teeth
  • Smaller Issues are More Likely to Become Major Issues

While the list may seem shorter if you don’t see the dentist, the underlying consequences are much greater! At the end of the day, health starts with your mouth from what you eat to how you maintain it. Do yourself and your body a favor and take the preventative route by seeing the dentist. Checkups will save time, money, and pain in the long run. So the next time you think about putting off your dental visit, think about what can happen if you don’t go.