Prevention

Dental diseases impact considerably on self-esteem and quality of life and can be expensive to treat. Regular Dental and Hygienist appointments are essential to maintain Oral Health and give you confidence on your everyday life.

Teeth are important in enabling consumption of a varied diet and in preparing food for digestion. In modern society, the most important role of teeth is to enhance appearance, which is very important determining an individual’s integration into society. Teeth also play an important role in speech and communication.

Cleaning your teeth and gums effectively is the best way to avoid bad breath or halitosis. Regular Hygienist appointments will help to reduce the amount of plaque and bacteria in your mouth, which can increase the risk of developing gum problems and consequent higher risk of tooth loss.

Nutrition may also exacerbate periodontal and infectious diseases. The most significant effect of nutrition on teeth is the local action of diet in the mouth on the development of dental caries and enamel erosion. Dental erosion is increasing and is associated with dietary acids, a major source of which is soft drinks. The Hygienist will take time to discuss with you and may ask you to fill in a diet sheet so she can give you advice regarding what will help you.

Regular dental check-ups will help to detect early caries before they develop into extensive destructive cavities, and prevent the development of new ones.

We are strongly committed to helping you keep your teeth for life and to preventing serious gum problems. We work closely with you so that you can look after your teeth for the long-term.

Routine dental appointments are essential to maintain good oral health and a happy smile. A standard dental check-up is carried out by an experienced, qualified dentist and is the best way to spot any problems with your mouth before they become serious. Both adults and children require routine dental appointments on a regular basis because preventative dentistry is the key to keeping your mouth healthy.

Routine dental appointments are usually carried out every six months, but the number of times you need to attend these appointments varies from patient to patient. Some patients may require more frequent visits, while others may need to come into the practice less often – your dentist will advise you on how often you need a regular check-up.

Benefits

  • Maintain good oral health
     

  • Spot any problems early
     

  • In many cases, prevent problems before they start

What happens at a routine dental check-up?

If it is your first appointment at the practice, your dentist will take a full dental and medical history. They will also:

  1. Thoroughly examine your teeth, gums and mouth.

  2. Take X-rays if necessary.

  3. Discuss any dental problems you may have had since your last visit

  4. Discuss general health and dietary issues that can affect your teeth and gums – such as alcohol consumption or smoking.

  5. Discuss your teeth-cleaning habits, such as brushing technique, and recommend any improvements such as interdental brushes or flossing as required.

  6. Explain any further treatment you may need, such as fillings, root canal treatment or hygienist appointments.

  7. Provide you with a full treatment plan.

  8. Answer any questions you may have regarding your treatment and what options are available.

  9. If you require no other treatment, your dentist will let you know when you should come for your next routine check-up

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