Tartar and plaque form in the mouth at different rates. Home care is vital in determining this rate of buildup of the product that is partially responsible for gum disease. Good brushers and flossers (determined by the frequency and quality of doing so) of course will fare better and last longer before needing another cleaning. It is extremely important to remember that gum disease is 100% preventable, but once seen in the mouth it is not 100% curable, and is less than 100% arrestable. So patients (and dentist) need to be armed with methods that properly address and pay for this degree of infection.
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We, at Dentist Imus Cavite, give tips on how to take good care your dental health. LE Dental Clinic Imus will be very glad to assist you with your dental health. You can text or call LE Dental Clinic Imus Cavite for your dental concern or email us.
2 Important Things Done During a Regular Visit
1. Check your teeth for tooth decay
This is just one part of a thorough dental examination. Many dentists will pay special attention to plaque and tartar. This is because plaque and tartar can build up in a very short time if good oral hygiene is not practiced between visits. Food, beverages and tobacco can stain teeth as well. If not removed, soft plaque can harden on the teeth and irritate the gum tissue. If not treated, plaque can lead to gum disease.
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2. Check for gum disease
During your checkup appointment, your dentist (or dental hygienist) will likely evaluate the health of your gums, perform a head and neck examination (to look for anything out of the ordinary) and examine your mouth for any indications of oral cancer, diabetes or vitamin deficiencies. Don’t be surprised if your dentist also examines your face, bite, saliva and movement of your lower jaw joints (TMJs). Your dentist or dental hygienist will then clean your teeth and stress the importance of you maintaining good oral hygiene at home between visits.
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Though most people recommend that you go to the dentist every 6 months, you may need to go more frequently. For example, if you start to have pain in a tooth, in your gums or in any other part of your mouth, you don’t want to wait for your six-month checkup in order to go to the dentist. Instead, it is best to make an appointment right away to head off problems.
You can contact Dentist Imus Cavite anytime and we are accepting different health cards that you can avail in your health card’s benefit.Visit us for a great smile.