Why to Visit a Dentist for Regular Dental Check Ups?

Basic Reasons and Benefits of Regular Dental Check Ups:

Several individuals are  advised to visit dentists regularly but the general reasons behind this are never made clear to them. Since most of the people are either nervous or scared to visit a dentist, making them understand its benefits and necessity may motivate such people to go for consultation.


Basic Reasons to Visit a Dentist

The foremost reason to visit a dentist is to keep a good oral health. A dentist can cleanse your teeth up to the perfection with his specially designed instruments and tools and eliminates plaque and tartar off your teeth during a cleansing session and more over offers  suggestions to help you to keep your gums and teeth healthy in near future.

Most of the dental issues do not come into notice  until they exaggerate. Usually the severe dental problems linger on. Regular visits to dentists can help you to watch over your teeth through x-rays and other physical check ups.  Dentists can recognise upcoming possible oral health problems and  eradicate them before hand. After specifying your problem they can recommend you measures like gum grafting, bracing etc. to prevent related oral health issues.

Consulting a dentist regularly, will shield you against some drastic dental infections. Oral cavities not only cause pain but  they can possibly cause  many other serious health problems.  At times, it can cause infection in your blood vessels leading to life threatening health problems like septicaemia. Earlier identification can save you all health, life, money and pain.

Benefits of Regular Dental Check-Up

  1. Prevent Gum Disease

Consulting a dentist consistently can  protect you from oral and gum diseases. Gum diseases harm teeth and their pockets and lead to tooth decay in adults. Consulting your  dentist consistently, saves you from losing your teeth and also helps you to maintain good oral health.

  1. Prevent Dental Emergencies

Regular dental check ups can save you from landing into dental emergencies. As dentists can identify any dental problem in its initial stage and provide you timely treatment. If oral health problems like cavities, broken fillings or gum diseases are not handled properly in the initial stages they can result into drastic situations like tooth extracting, gum surgery or root canalling.

  1. Improve Your Appearance

Dentist can employ several techniques to improve your dental imperfections thus enhancing your over all appearance. Dental imperfections can be restored or dealt with by using different techniques and procedures like bonding,  tooth implants, dentures and to improvise the shape and position, braces are used in case of children.

  1. Prevent Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a life threatening health problem, but if detected early can be cured and treated. Your dentist also examines you for oral cancer when you go for regular consultation.

  1. Detecting Other Health Problems

Consistent dental check ups can also reveal the signs of other health related problems. At times, gum bleeding can be a symptom of leukaemia, bleeding or platelet disorders. Computer programs examining routine dental X-rays can acknowledge the dentist about osteoporosis; a bone thinning condition.

  1. Proper Cleansing

While a routine dental check up, your dentist cleanses your teeth with a tooth scraper and also provides fluoride coating to your teeth , a natural mineral to make your teeth stronger and also resists cavities.

  1. Cavities

Dentists detect your hidden dental problems through x-rays . If cavities are detected during the examination, you are asked for further treatments accordingly viz. fillings, capping or root canalling etc.

  1. Referrals

Your dentist refers you to dental surgeon for extracting your wisdom tooth and to an orthodontist to apply braces for the proper positioning of your teeth.

To maintain proper oral health and to prevent and fight back severe dental problems like gingivitis, oral cavities and tooth loss regularly consult your dentist otherwise you would not be able to perform basic oral functions like swallowing, tasting and chewing.

Dr. Bikram Singh graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine with a DMD degree in 2002. Dr. Singh believes in individualized care for all his patients. He understands that each patient’s needs are unique. He keeps his patients informed and always treat them with kindness and respect. He provides his patients with a comfortable dental experience. His staff has been trained in his philosophy and share the passion for first- class, patient- centered dentistry. Call today at: 919-460-5454