We hear too often that the dentist is important for our smile. No one has told us why it’s important. We know a smile is an important part of our appearance. That crucial business meeting or a job interview can be dismissed because of it. Some people don’t have the money to go. Others have a fear of the dentist. The drilling sound, the atmosphere, and the negatives vibes we see from movies and hear from loved ones is enough to drive people away. Still it is recommended to go–and go twice a year. You should go as recommended, and here’s why.
Your dentist can keep your teeth in good condition for a long time. He or she will perform a thorough tooth cleaning session. The teeth will be examined for serious oral health risks using the latest technology. Yellow, grey, black or brown areas of teeth can be treated to bring back the natural white shine of your teeth. Finally the dentist will offer tips, techniques and suggestions on how to take care of teeth at home.
Speaking of serious oral health issues visiting the dentist will stop serious health issues from threatening your smile. Cavities, tooth decay, gum disease and more serious conditions will be stopped before it gets worse. After examination a diagnosis is provided to you. Both you and the dentist will work together to come up with the best solution to solve the dental situation.
Crooked, missing or misaligned teeth are not the way your teeth should appear to you or others. The dentist will check for this problem as well as malocclusion and wisdom teeth problems. There are ways to solve this (braces, Invisalign, etc.), but only if you are willing to go to the dentist as recommended. Constant checking will make sure the teeth grow in the correct order and align with the rest of the teeth before it has a chance to get worse.
A teeth cleaning, oral health prevention and tooth alignment–these should be more than enough reasons to take care of your teeth. Unresolved issues will spread to affect the rest of the body. Taking a gamble with your oral health is not worth it. Stop the tooth destruction now before it gets worse.