Dental Hygiene Appointments: Why They’re Essential For Your Smile
Dental hygiene appointments are essential for maintaining a healthy, cavity-free smile. At these appointments, your dentist will examine your teeth and gums to look for any signs of dental problems. We will also clean your teeth and remove any plaque or tartar buildup. If you don't have dental insurance, or if you're on a budget, dental hygiene appointments may seem like a waste of money. However, they are actually an investment in your oral health that can save you money in the long run.
Cavities are much more expensive to treat than preventive dental care, so it's important to make dental hygiene appointments a priority. If you're not sure how often you should be seeing the dentist, ask your us for a recommendation. We will be able to help you create a dental care plan that is tailored to your individual needs.
When it comes to dental hygiene, it's important to remember that you're not just taking care of your teeth – you're taking care of your whole mouth. And taking good care of your mouth has an impact on both your oral health and your overall wellbeing. Many illnesses are linked to poor oral health, including heart disease, endocarditis, pneumonia, and pregnancy and birth complications.
Dental hygiene tips for at-home care
- Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a toothbrush that has soft bristles.
- Floss your teeth every day.
- Use mouthwash to help remove plaque and bacteria from your teeth and gums.
- Avoid sugary drinks and snacks.
If it’s been a while since your last dental hygiene appointment, give our team at Station Dental Group a call. We’d love to help keep your smile in optimal condition.
Call today to keep your dental hygiene in top form
- Maintain a healthy, beautiful smile
- Avoid serious oral health conditions
- Save on the cost of care down the road
- Interact with our awesome dental team