Six Reasons To Visit The Dentists Regularly-Dr Gan

Visiting a dentist may not be the appointment that most people look forward to, but it is one of the most important appointments that you should not skip.

You may be wondering why?

Here are the seven reasons to visit your dentist on a timely basis.

1.Prevent Tooth Decay

Prevention is always better than cure. Dentist can detect early signs of tooth decay and help to reverse the condition under certain circumstances. If left untreated, the condition may worsen and lead to irreversible condition causing toothache or worst, extraction (pulling out the tooth).

2. Prevent Gum Disease

Even the most diligent oral hygiene routine can still leads to calculus build up. This can later lead to infection to the gum. Timely cleaning of the calculus prevents gum disease from happening. Severe gum disease can lead to loosening of the teeth and losing the teeth. To avoid this, routine dental cleaning is essential.

3. Improve Your Smile

Routine cleaning and prevention of tooth decay make sure you have a dazzling smile. Nobody admires a smile when the teeth have a lot of stains and colorful tooth fillings. Timely detection and treatment help you to have a beautiful and healthy smile.

4. Save Money In Long Term

Identifying dental problem at early stage saves you a lot of money in long run. A simple cleaning cost you almost one-tenth of the cost you need to pay to replace a missing tooth with implant.

5. Oral disease detection

Oral cavity consist not only teeth, but also other soft tissue. Early detection of serious oral disease could save your life.

6. Keeping Bad Habits Away

There are many habits that can cause certain damage to your teeth. Some of these habits includes bruxism (grinding your teeth whilst sleeping), clenching your jaw, smoking and etc. A dentist may pick up the habit and help you to break the habit or minimize the negative effect due to it.

There you go the six reasons why you should visit your dentist regularly.

Thank you.

Dr Gan

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