Why Do You Need to Check-in With Your Dentist?

Why Do You Need to Check-in With Your Dentist?

Posted by Dentist of Miami & Orthodontics on Mar 24 2021, 11:56 AM

Why Do You Need to Check-in With Your Dentist?

Having a regular check-up with your dentist is essential for your oral health. It doesn't just make your smile more attractive but will also keep your teeth and gum healthy. Studies have shown that people who tend to visit their dentist for a regular check-up tend to have good oral health compared to the ones who do not visit their dentist at all. There are a plethora of advantages of paying a visit to your dentist. For example, they help detect the problems associated with your oral health in the preliminary stage and cure it before it takes an ugly turn. 

Here, let us discuss some of the things that happen when you pay a visit to your dentist. 

Basically, there are two parts of the regular dental visit, the first one being examination and the second one being the cleaning part. Initially, at the dental check-ups, the dental professional will first check for the cavities for which necessary X-rays are taken. The examination part also includes the check of the plaque and tartar on your teeth. Dentists will insist you brush your teeth regularly and correctly so that the tartar can be removed. 

Next comes the check-ups of your gums. A unique tool is being used to measure the depth of the spaces between your teeth and the gum. It is seen that with healthy gums, the spaces are shallow. When people have any kind of gum disease, then the areas may become more profound. 

Once the teeth are scaled, they may be polished, and in most cases, the gritty paste is used for this activity. This will help remove any surface stains on the teeth. Besides, the dentist will make sure the areas between your teeth are clean by flossing them. 

Here are some valuable tips that one should follow between the days of visiting each dental visit. 

  • Brush your teeth twice a day, and make sure the toothpaste that you use contains fluoride in them.
  • Make sure you floss your teeth every day after brushing. It is a very beneficial activity.
  • Always use mouth wash, which will help control the plaque bacteria. Most importantly, it will keep your breath fresh, which is important if you are interacting with a lot of people daily.
Do not miss your regular dental checkups as they help support your oral health. Call us or schedule an appointment with us online and have a sparkling, healthy teeth.

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