Have You Been Putting Off Dental Care? Here Is Why You Shouldn’t.

Now that February has arrived and we are fully into 2024, it is the perfect time to evaluate your oral health. Did we recommend a dental treatment during your last visit, but you postponed your visit due to the holidays or busy schedule? It is important to make your oral health a priority and schedule your appointment as soon as possible. Even if we didn’t recommend a treatment, now is the perfect time to schedule your next oral hygiene examination. Delaying necessary and routine dental treatments can lead to serious complications with your oral health. Continue reading to learn more about the importance of not delaying a treatment we recommend.

Why Now Is A Great Time To Visit The Dentist

When was the last time you visited our office for a routine hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than six months, then you are due for a visit! This year has flown by, and we understand if visiting us slipped your mind. With the new year fast approaching, now is the perfect time to schedule a visit. We know that this time of year can be hectic, but we never advise postponing a cleaning or recommended treatment. Delaying dental care can lead to serious complications with your oral health. Read on to learn more.

Do You Suffer From Gum Disease?

When was the last time you had an oral hygiene examination? If it has been longer than six months, then you are due for a visit. These appointments are important because we look for problem areas in your mouth. One common condition that we look for is gum disease. Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a common condition that affects the gums surrounding the teeth. It consists of a serious gum infection and inflammation caused by bacterial growth along the gumline and around the base of the tooth.