Because a healthy smile lasts a lifetime!
Your teeth are an important part of your body and keeping them clean helps keep your mouth and your body healthy. By taking care of your teeth, eating a balanced diet, and visiting your family dentist regularly, you can have healthy teeth and an attractive smile throughout your entire life.
How often should I visit the dentist?
Most people benefit from having a checkup and teeth cleaning at least every six months.
What happens when I visit the dentist?
During your visit, you will receive a thorough teeth cleaning and an oral exam by the dentist. During the oral exam, the dentist checks your dental health, including your mouth, teeth, gums, cheeks, and tongue. At each visit, the dentist also checks old dental fillings and restorations because constant pressure from chewing, grinding, or clenching can cause them to wear away, chip, or crack.
My teeth feel fine!
Feeling good is important and the first step to dental health is being in good overall health. Just like high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol don't hurt until it is too late, many dental health conditions don't hurt either – until they cannot be reversed or treated. That's why it's important to stay on track with your regular dental visits.
Plus, part of feeling good is looking good.
A smile can be the most eye-catching feature of your appearance. With cosmetic dentistry's many advances, you no longer have to settle for stained, chipped, missing, or misshapen teeth. Along with regular dental health care and checkups, today we can offer many choices that can help you smile with confidence, including:
There is a lot to consider when it's time to choose a dentist. As you do so, consider these tips from the Crown Council, an organization dedicated to raising the standard of dental care:
How To Choose A Dentist The Smart Way
Little known questions every patient should ask before they choose a dentist.
Any time you are choosing a healthcare provider, you always wonder where you can find out the things that other people already know. It is easier to decide on a cosmetic dentist when you know what to look for and exactly what to ask. Then you can decide by comparing your wants and desires with the services that will be provided by the various choices you have for a dentist.
Here are some key questions you can ask over the phone before you make an appointment. These five questions will help you choose a dentist that is right for you:
Make The First Visit To The Office A True Learning Experience
As you enter the office, be a detective. You may see little things that could be symptoms of more significant things going on behind the scenes. Here are some things to observe:
This consumer report is provided by and used with the permission of the Crown Council®, an international organization of dentists committed to the continual improvement of every aspect of dental patient care. For more information about the Crown Council visit crowncouncil.com to schedule a teeth cleaning or to investigate our practice further, please give us a call today. We look forward to speaking with you!