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Why Visit the Dentist

November 30, 2022
Posted By: Dr. White
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You must visit your family dentist in Springfield at least twice yearly. Visiting the dentist on schedule helps prevent cavities, gingivitis, gum disease, and oral infections like tooth root infections. In addition, by scheduling and keeping preventive dentistry appointments, you typically spend less money on care in the future and less time in the dental office under treatment.

3 Reasons to Visit Your Dentist Office in Springfield

#1 Prevention Is the Key to Long-Term Oral Health

It’s always better to prevent oral health conditions than to treat them later. To maintain the integrity of your teeth and gums, seeing the dentist for checkups and teeth cleanings is essential.

#2 Catch Emerging Oral Health Conditions Early

Not all dental conditions come with a telltale toothache. For example, your dentist provides oral cancer screenings. And you can have early gum disease and so few symptoms that you overlook until it is advanced. Regular checkups help catch these problems early for more successful treatment.

And treating gum disease is especially important because it can cost you your teeth and even impact your heart, lungs, and other body systems.

#3 Fresh Breath and a Clean MouthWoman smiling on the beach | Springfield Dentist

Even if you brush and floss regularly, tartar can build up, especially in hard-to-reach areas. Your professional teeth cleaning rids your mouth of the most stubborn tartar, giving you fresher breath and a healthier smile.  

Schedule Your Next Dental Checkup with Our General Dentist in Springfield

Dental checkups and teeth cleanings are not invasive. Instead, they are relaxing dental visits that find you reclining in the dental chair while we care for your teeth and gums. It is also a great time to ask questions and discuss your concerns with our friendly and knowledgeable team.

To get started or if you have questions for our dental team, give us a call today. We are always happy to help.  

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