How Often Should I See the Dentist?
On average we recommend visiting our office for a cleaning and checkup once every six months. This allows us to remove any buildup that has accumulated on your teeth, take X-rays to monitor the condition of your teeth and supporting bones, monitor the health of your gums, and screen for oral cancer and other early warning signs of possible health conditions.
Depending on your health and individual condition we may recommend more frequent visits. For example, during pregnancy, your oral health needs will change due to hormone fluctuations. Patients requiring care for gingivitis or periodontal disease may also require more frequent visits to our office.
Your oral health is an integral part of your overall health. The importance of dental hygiene visits goes beyond simply cleaning your teeth. Regular visits to our office allow us to screen for oral cancer and look for early warning signs of health issues that appear in your mouth first. We will work with you to maintain your healthy mouth and body as well as your beautiful smile.