When the conversation of health comes ups, oral health is one of the topics is forgotten or just not taken seriously. Oral health is vitally important to maintain overall health. As soon as a child develops teeth, oral health care needs to be practised and instilled in the child’s habits. If you have healthy teeth and gums, you should be able to visit your dentist only every three to six months. For patients who are found to have more dental problems and need extra treatments will need to come in more often.
What can you expect during a dental visit?
- Full oral assessment.
- A thorough cleaning of your teeth and gums.
- X-ray examination.
- Information on dental health care.
What can you do to prepare?
There is not much you can do regarding what you can not see. Remember that your dental check-up is to remove tartar build-up and possibly find diseases and other issues. Even if you think your teeth and gums are healthy, it is essential to go for a check up the same way you would for the rest of your body.
When you brush your teeth, it is also vital that you clean your gums and tongue too. Your dentist can advise you on the right type of the toothbrush to use for your teeth and gums.
It is vital that you get into the habit of flossing after brushing your teeth. Dental floss will help you remove plaque in between your teeth and on your gum-line.
Mouthwashes are good for rinsing and disinfecting your mouth. It is designed to remove any lingering bacteria which will ensure that you have fresh breath for your check-up.
What can you expect?
We start by making sure you felt as comfortable, relaxed and refreshed as possible. And then you can talk to us about your health and your concerns. We will examine your mouth, talk you through your options and possible outcomes, and then develop a dental treatment plan for you. Your dentist will explain how you will achieve a world-class result for you and your teeth.