Do I Really Need to See the Dentist Twice per Year?

With the arrival of fluoride and other advancements in dental care and dental care products, many people wonder if it is still necessary to visit the dentist two times per year.

Typically, it is still recommended that you visit the dentist twice per year for check-ups as well as cleanings. The main reasons you would want to visit the dentist twice per year includes ensuring that your dentist can find trouble that you may not even experience or feel.

Your dentist can find early signs of tooth decay and treat it early on. Tooth decay does not become visible or create pain until the advanced stages.

Your dentist will also be able to identify other dental health issues, such as gum disease. If caught early on, many dental issues can be treated fairly easily.

For individuals who have great dental health and have not experienced any dental health issues, you may be able to increase the time between visits. You will want to speak with your dentist about the best visitation schedule.

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But, on the other side, there are individuals who may want to increase the number of visits they make to the dentist each year. These individuals include people that have experienced gum disease, have a genetic predisposition for plaque build-up or decay and individuals with a weakened immune system.

The best way to find out how often you should make an appointment is to speak with your dentist.

Are you due for a teeth cleaning?

If you are due for a teeth cleaning or would like to talk with Dr. Florian about how often you should be visiting the dentist, feel free to schedule an appointment today in North Royalton, OH. 

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