Having good dental hygiene is so important. We use our mouths for everything, including, talking, smiling, eating, drinking, and communicating with others. When you do not have good dental hygiene, it can negatively impact how you communicate with others and can make it difficult to eat and drink. When you do not have good oral hygiene, you can have damaged teeth and infected gums that can cause pain when you eat and drink, or it can even be so bad that the pain is constant. Bad oral hygiene can cause yellow teeth and bad breath. It can even cause teeth to break or fall out, which can make you very self-conscious and will make it so you do not want to communicate with others. Visiting a dentist regularly can greatly improve your dental hygiene and will solve all of your dental issues. You can feel healthy and confident and will be able to do all the things you need to do.
Good dental hygiene is more than brushing and flossing your teeth at home. While this is very important and essential to your oral health, it is also necessary to visit the dentist every six months for a dental cleaning and examination. Having your teeth professionally cleaned will remove the buildup of tartar and plaque. These cause cavities and bad breath and can also contribute to gum disease. Having the tartar and plaque removed can help your teeth stay healthy.
A dentist will also examine your teeth and check for any problems that need to be fixed. Fixing small problems will help prevent them from turning into larger problems and causing you pain and discomfort. Your dentist can also help you with problems like bad breath, yellow teeth, and tooth sensitivity.
Contact us today at the dental office of G.R. Sheumaker Jr. DDS to schedule an appointment. We will take great care of you and make sure you have great dental hygiene.