When was the last time you went to the dentist? Many of us avoid the dentist, thinking we are avoiding painful or unnecessary treatments, or simply that we do not need to go unless we are in pain. This need not be the case, with our top ten reasons to go to the dentist, you will be changing your mind and booking without worry!
At a quality private dentist such as Aura Dental in St Johns Wood, your idea of the dental experience could be completely transformed.
Reason 1 – Dental health helps your overall health
The condition of your gums and teeth can affect your digestive, circulatory, reproductive and respiratory systems. Good oral health can help reduce your risk of serious health problems.
Reason 2 – It sorts out bad breath
Bad breath, or halitosis can sometimes be a sign of a condition that is more serious, such as problems with your liver or kidney, diabetes or sinusitis.
Reason 3 – Correcting the wear and tear
Tooth decay is more prominent amongst older adults and even those who brush and floss regularly can suffer. The dentist is able to clean your teeth more deeply than you will be able to, filling gaps and giving you advice about brushing techniques.
Reason 4 – Get a whiter smile
Routine visits to the dentist can clean in places that your toothbrush is unable to reach, and remove plaque beneath your gum line, resulting in a brighter, whiter smile. Dentists are also able to offer teeth whitening treatments either at home or ‘in-chair’, i.e. at the dental practice.
Reason 5 – there’s nothing wrong!
Even if there seems to be nothing wrong with your oral hygiene, there are often underlying problems that can be detected and treated early before they start causing you any problems. Regular check-ups ensure that you have excellent oral health inside and out. Dentists usually do routine checks for mouth cancer and can detect it before there are any other symptoms.
So if you would like to restore your smile to the best it can be, why not book an appointment at your dentist and go to see what treatments are available.