Regular dental visits are a crucial part of overall oral health and help ensure you maintain a healthy smile for a lifetime.
We use the latest digital dental imaging to detect potential problems and provide regular dental cleaning services as part of our preventative care packages. During a dental checkup, your dentist will thoroughly clean your teeth, evaluate your oral health, monitor any ongoing issues, and offer instructions on proper brushing and flossing.
Benefits of regular dental check ups include:
Catch bad breath and dry mouth or bad breath and treat the underlying cause
While we generally recommend seeing your dentist once every six months to maintain good oral health, certain scenarios require more frequent visits.
Consistent dental visits are especially important if:
You have severe gum disease (this may require visits as frequently as every 2 months)
You are prone to cavities or other oral health issues
You develop plaque quickly
You can also reduce your risk of dental
How soon should I schedule my child’s first dental visit?
We typically recommend scheduling a dental appointment for your child around twelve months of age or as soon as their first tooth erupts. As always, feel free to contact us with any questions about scheduling an appointment for your little one.
What are the risks of avoiding dental checkups?
The risks of skipping dental checkups include:
I have dental anxiety that prevents me from attending regular check ups - what should I do?
At Genesis Dental, we strive to offer a dental experience that is straightforward, calming, and easy-going. We know many individuals struggle with dental anxiety and we are committed to helping you feel at ease when attending appointments. Please reach out to us if you struggle with dental visits and we’d be happy to answer any questions and schedule a no-pressure consult to discuss treatment options that would help put you at ease and shift your thinking surrounding dental appointments.