If it's time for your next dental cleaning and checkup in Stuart, FL, your team at Jensen Beach Dental is ready to welcome you back! It's also important to remember why these visits are so critical for your dental health. Here are a couple of reasons why you should schedule your next preventive care visit right away since our calendar is filling up.
Avoid More Significant Problems in the Future
When you visit your dentist regularly, typically every six months, you can often avoid more significant and costly problems. For example, When Dr. Wigley does your routine examination, he is screening for issues like tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease.
Detected early on, these concerns are a lot easier to treat. If a condition like tooth decay is not diagnosed or is allowed to progress, it can move into the nerve of your tooth, where it will cause a painful infection that could even result in tooth loss.
Your teeth cleaning with your hygienist will help to remove the plaque and tartar buildup that causes tooth decay and cavities. Your preventive care visits also help to ensure that any current restorations you have like tooth crowns or dental fillings are not breaking down and are functioning correctly.
Protect Your Overall Well-Being
Science has linked gum disease with other health concerns like diabetes, heart disease, and even complications during pregnancy and low birth weight in babies. This is because the bacteria that cause gum disease can travel through your bloodstream to other areas of your body.
When gum disease, or gingivitis, is detected early on during your routine examination, it is much easier to treat. Often, a thorough cleaning and improvements to your home care routine are all that's needed to restore your dental health and successfully manage gingivitis. So being proactive about your preventive dental visits helps to protect your dental health.
We have upgraded our safety measures with medical-grade air purifiers in our treatment rooms and waiting area. We also continue to follow the stringent sterilization guidelines outlined by OSHA (The Occupational Safety and Health Administration) to make sure that our patients and team members are completely safe at our Stuart, FL dental office.
Give us a call today at (772) 334-4004 if it's time for your next dental cleaning and checkup.