Why you should be visiting a dentist regularly
WHEN was the last time you have your teeth checked at the dentist?
Keeping up to date with dental appointments is a very important thing when it comes to keeping up your overall health.
According to Dental Care, each dental visit will include both an examination and cleaning your teeth.
Cleaning the teeth will also include cleaning any plaque or tarter left on your teeth, to avoid it from hardening and causing oral diseases or infections.
Dental Care states that you cannot remove tartar from simply brushing or flossing your teeth.
This is when scaling comes into the mix, which is the cleaning process.
Scaling is done by a dental professional, and so keeping up to date with at least yearly checks at the dentist is very important, with Dental Care stating twice a year will be more beneficial.
If you're worried about seeing your dentist or feel that you need to prepare beforehand, it isn't difficult to get your teeth ready for a good cleaning overhaul.
According to Dental Care, it's as simple as keeping consistent with brushing at least twice a day, flossing daily and using a mouthwash to control plaque and bacteria.
If you're overdue for your yearly or bi-yearly dental check, make sure to call up some of our great dental professionals in the South Burnett area.