Keeping your mouth looking clean and healthy should be important to you. But, keeping up to date with appointments that you’d probably rather not attend should also be just as important.
Many of us would rather not visit the dentist for a check-up but trust us it’s in your best interests to do it. You need to listen to what your dentist tells you, if they recommend an appointment in 3 months or 6 months it’s usually for a reason.
Why do I need a dental check-up?
These dental check-ups allow your dentist to see if you have any dental issues which need resolving and help you maintain a healthy mouth. Leaving any problems untreated can not only make them more difficult to remedy in the future, but it can also affect your overall health and well-being. Doing this helps identify problems early or even prevent them entirely.
Problems such as oral cancer, plaque, tartar, cavities and gum disease are just some of the reasons you should be visiting your dentist for a check-up on a regular basis. Leaving some of these issues without diagnosis can not only cause your oral health to deteriorate they can also very quickly become life threatening. Your dentist will be able to spot any of the symptoms associated and inform you on what would be the best option for you to take.
Keeping your mouth clean also helps to maintain your oral health. Here at Camden Place Dental Practice Preston we take pride in providing our patients with the best available care. Our Dental Hygienist, Justine, plays an essential role in preventing gum disease, tooth decay and other related dental issues.
Her role includes scaling teeth, polishing teeth, cleaning teeth and applying topical fluoride and fissure sealants. Justine is a wonderful and essential part of the Camden Place Dental Practice team and provides a high level of patient care and customer service to those who visit us in clinic.