Understand the Importance Of Routine Dental Check-Ups To Avoid the Cavities
The American Dental Association recommends everyone to have dental check-ups twice a year. For many patients, the dental check-up may always seem something more than the normal brushing of the teeth. However, the regular dental visits not only play a crucial role in the prevention of the dental disease but also educate the patient about the maintenance of oral hygiene. When you visit us, the treatment given by us is divided into two parts: namely check up and cleaning. These two parts enhance the overall appearance of your teeth and also prevent it from further diseases. In the clean up section, our dentists check for the cavities and judge the development of the plaque or tar. Plaque is a clear sticky layer of the bacteria that hardens and develops into tartar if left untreated. You cannot treat plaque and tartar with regular brushing and flossing and if they develop then they form a primary step for the oral infection. The gum is then checked by our expert team of dentists and they judge the condition according to the space between these gums. The second section is cleaning, where our team of dentists cleans the tartar from the teeth by using the special tools. This process is called scaling. After the teeth are scaled, our experienced dentist polishes the teeth that help it to regain its original whiteness.
These two procedures not only make your teeth pearly white but also give benefits such as:
- Prevention of the gum disease: The cleaning procedure washes away the plaque and tartar that provides a shield to your teeth from the future dental problems.
- Maintain good health: The studies have stated that there is an unclear correlation between the heart strokes and gum disease. Therefore, regular dental check up not only prevents your teeth from the dental problems but also from the possibility of the heart attacks.
- Prevents bad breath: The problem of the bad breath pop up due to the food particles stuck up in the hard to reach areas, poor oral hygiene and gum disease. The dental check up on the regular basis protects you from the issue of bad breath also.
Thus, apart from maintenance of oral hygiene the regular dental check-ups help you to fight many chronic conditions.