Oral health is important for your overall health. According to research, excellent oral healthiness can be linked directly with lower risks of heart attacks, strokes and other similar fatal conditions. Therefore, we feel the responsibility of helping you achieve and maintain optimum oral health.
You must be vigilant about monitoring your individual oral hygiene and getting regular check-ups in our office. It will be our pleasure to join efforts with you in an aim to maintain your oral health.
Both these acts are effective in removing food particles from your teeth thus preventing the possibility of bacteria build-up on your teeth. If this bacteria is not cleaned up, it will start to accumulate and take the form of a thick plaque, ultimately leading to bone loss and tooth decay.
Simple tips for oral health maintenance include:
Regular Office Visits
Visiting your dentist’s office regularly allows timely detection of oral problems so they may be treated before they become serious issues. Your dentist will also regularly remove any plaque build-up. Regular visits will allow your dentist to analyze the state of tissues and the gums in your mouth as well.
You can also discuss your specific needs with your dentists during your regular visits.
You need to take oral cancer as seriously as its other types. A good thing about it is that if it is detected in its early stages, almost 90% are successfully treatable. At every visit with us, we will make sure to examine your mouth for any signs of cancer.
You should immediately visit a dentist if you have any discolored or sore area in your mouth, which resumes the condition up to two weeks. It could be a sign of oral cancer since oral cancer can take the form of many similar non-alarming tissue changes in the oral region.