Importance of Regular Dental Checkups

Importance of Regular Dental Checkups

Posted by Dr. Daniel Vasquez Oct 20,2021

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A regular dental checkup is an essential routine that helps you to steer clear of dental diseases. The dentist conducts an oral checkup and analyzes the dental condition of the patient. They also provide treatments that help to prevent or treat oral diseases. 

The dentists of Vasquez & Associates Dental Office provide regular dental checkups to people of all age groups. Why these checkups are important are discussed below. 

  • They Prevent Dental Issues

During a regular dental checkup, the dentist can spot signs of diseases that may worsen in the future. They use a small mirror that helps them view the mouth in detail. It shows the buildup of plaque or tartar in the mouth, which can be removed through dental cleaning. The dentist also helps to prevent tooth decay that causes cavities. 

  • They Save the Natural Teeth

If proper dental care is not provided to the teeth, some dental conditions may lead to tooth loss. This loss can be avoided by visiting the dentist twice a year. The dentist can assess oral health and detect symptoms of diseases. The treatment can be planned immediately to cure the condition and avoid tooth extraction. 

  • They Educate People Regarding Dental Hygiene

The dentist educates the patients about dental care and how to maintain good oral hygiene. The patients are taught the correct method of brushing and flossing the teeth. They are also advised to brush their teeth twice a day to remove the food particles stuck in between the teeth. 

  • They Treat Bad Breath

The dentist can easily detect foul breath of patients and its cause. Most dentists provide dental cleaning to the patient, which helps clean the mouth of plaque and tartar. They also suggest the patient follow good dental hygiene at home, which helps to avoid foul breath.  

  • They Provide an Attractive Smile

During the dental checkup, the dentists suggest the patients' dental treatments that can provide them a better smile. The gaps between the teeth and the damages on the teeth can be concealed through cosmetic dental treatments. The patients who have a gummy smile are suggested gum contouring, which helps to show more teeth while smiling.

Vasquez & Associates Dental Office, located in Oceanside, CA, is an equipped dentistry that provides regular checkups and dental care to patients. Call 760 529 5339 to book an appointment with the dentistry to know more about regular dental care. 

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