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Why Are Dental Health Check-Ups So Important?
2 June 2017

Dental Check-ups are no different to regular doctors’ appointments. Making sure that everything if functioning correctly, and that you are on top of illness prevention and harm should be a top priority for all individuals, no matter what part of your body it is. Regular dentist visits are important to tackle problems that may be arising within your oral health. There are a number of problems that dentists are able to identify through examining the gums and the mouth.

Dentists know to look for given signs, including:

  • Checking for gum disease, or susceptibility to it.
  • The state of your teeth, including loose or damaged teeth
  • Tissue colouration and state inside your mouth
  • Tongue examination
  • Checking the way your mouth bites
  • Looking for signs of tooth decay
  • Need for fillings/ replacing damaged fillings
  • Examining the gum strength surrounding your teeth
  • Examine the overall appearance of your teeth
  • X-rays to view the structure of your teeth and the root of each tooth

These are all done to evaluate your dental health, and put in place recovery methods for any problems that are found. It also makes you aware of the proper way to care for your dental state, and allow you to take the steps towards bettering your oral health.

During your dental visits, you will also have your teeth professionally and deeply cleaned.

  • Cleanliness level of your mouth
  • Remove plaque and tartar build up
  • Polish and clean your teeth
  • Professionally floss between your teeth
  • Provide advice about bettering your dental health

There is an overwhelming importance to staying on top of your dental health, especially as we only get one set of ‘adult’ teeth in a lifetime. It is important to ensure that these are kept in the best state possible and in order to do that, you will need professional help.

It is recommended that people visit their dentist every 6 months, unless there are urgent issues. This is just for routine examinations and check-ups regarding your dental health. This is in collaboration with you also leading a healthy dental care life, including brushing twice daily, flossing and other dental practices. This is the guaranteed way to ensure that you are keeping on top of your dental health and doing everything possible to avoid damage. In order to find out about the state of your teeth today, or get an initial check-up, contactthe experts at Dental On Clarendon. In order to do this, you can call us on 03 9998 6198, or online through our online booking service.

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