The Importance of Dental Health Check-Ups
With the busy lives that many of us lead, it’s so easy to let certain things slide. Your routine health check-ups that are supposed to be every 6 months suddenly move into a year, then even two years between appointments.
Often, if you can’t see or feel a problem, you assume you’ll be ok putting off a regular dentist check up for another 6 months. The problem with that is before you know it, you are in pain and something that could have been rather minor has now turned into a bigger problem with an even bigger procedure needed.
Here’s why you simply shouldn’t put off your dental health check-ups.
Minor Problems Are Far More Fixable
If you catch a minor problem in time, such as a small cavity or plaque build-up, then you’re far less likely to encounter major issues such as the cavity getting bigger and needing a crown or tooth removal. More dental check-ups will result in less time in the dentist’s chair dealing with major issues.
Major Dental Problems Cause Damage You Can’t Reverse
Enamel degradation and problems resulting in tooth removal are just two examples of dental problems you won’t be able to fully recover from.
While technological advancements mean most dental problems can be solved, if left too long, your original teeth can’t be saved.
Your Teeth Will Age and Fall out Faster if You Don’t Get Them Checked
We do lots of things to stop our bodies from ageing but we usually forget about our teeth. Just like our skin, our teeth can become older much quicker without proper care.
Those who don’t get regular dental check-ups will find their teeth ‘age’ faster, causing you to need expensive replacements in the form of dentures and so on. Get your teeth checked routinely to ensure they last you a lifetime.
Introducing the Comprehensive Care Experience
The team at Titirangi Dental can give you a clean and scale, but we also go far beyond the normal check-up. Our Comprehensive Care appointments thoroughly assess your mouth, examining its structure, function, appearance and overall condition while looking for diseases and your risk of decay. We can then put a plan in place to prevent all the problems mentioned and provide a whole host of other benefits.
Titirangi Knows the Importance of Dental Check-Ups
At Titirangi Dental, we deliver excellent options for your oral care. Our attentive and educated team are here to make sure you are receiving the best care possible for your teeth, offering a range of check-up options for patients of all ages. For all your dentistry needs, contact Titirangi Dental and book an appointment. Our Comprehensive Care Experience will ensure that your teeth are in the best possible shape.