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Are Dental Check-Ups Really Necessary?

Posted on 6/20/2022 by Rho Family Dentistry
Are Dental Check-Ups Really Necessary?It is very common to hear people saying you should visit us for dental cleaning and check-up. Dental issues such as cavities, gum diseases, and other related problems could be prevented early by visiting us. Dental cleanings can be performed at affordable prices .these cleanings have a wide range of advantages.

Dental Scaling

The importance of scaling or dental cleanings varies. It helps boost outward appearance with a white and bright smile. It is important for the prevention of gingivitis and periodontitis. Scaling also removes the plaque and tartar that have accumulated on the teeth. Plaque is a film of bacteria that has hardened and forms tartar. Plaque becomes worse and causes serious gum diseases. Teeth cleanings should be done twice a year as a standard. In patients with gum diseases, it is advised to get a cleaning every two to three months. Another benefit of cleanings is that the teeth get to be polished with fluoride. Cleanings remove the stains that are on the teeth.

What happens at the dentist

A lot is considered when the dentist begins the check-up; the procedures may involve X-rays to check for dental cavities. They check for tartar and plaques. Plaque can be removed through brushing and flossing, but when it becomes tartar, it is more difficult to get rid of. The other check will be for the gums. Gums are checked to see if they have inflammations. The spaces between the teeth will be checked to see if they are shallow. Deep gum spaces mean that the person has an underlying condition. The check may be as extensive as the tongue and throat. The dentist will then clean your teeth. The dentist will also do flossing.

Offering care

Visits to the dentist should be six months apart. In the meantime, taking care of your oral health should be in effect. Brushing teeth at least twice a day. Use of fluoride toothpaste. Flossing should be done daily. Use mouthwash to keep fresh breath and control plaque. Visit us now for an oral check-up by our dentist.

Jeffrey J. Rho, DDS

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