When was the last time you visited our office for a routine hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than six months, then you are definitely due for a visit. We know that life is busy, and it always seems like something important is happening. No matter how busy your life may be, it is imperative to make your dental health a priority. Even though it is only August, fall and winter will be here before you know it! Now is the perfect time to call and schedule your next appointment, even if you aren’t overdue! Read on to learn more about the importance of routine dental care in our office.
Each patient that we see in our office has different needs and requires different levels of care. For many of our patients, we recommend that they visit every six months; however, there are some patients who need to see us more frequently than that. For example, patients with gum disease will be recommended to come in more often than every six months. We also require patients who are undergoing treatment with clear aligners to follow a certain schedule for appointments.
It is important to remember that every patient should be visiting our office for routine hygiene examinations as recommended by our team. Even if you have excellent oral health, are diligent about following an oral hygiene routine, and have not had any previous issues, regular appointments are just as necessary. During a routine appointment, we look for any areas in your mouth that currently pose a problem or have the potential to become one in the future. We are able to compare X-rays and digital images to observe any changes in your mouth from visit to visit. The longer you delay visiting us, the greater the chance you will experience a dental emergency.
If you are in Montgomery, AL or the surrounding area and need a routine hygiene examination, be sure to contact our office to schedule an appointment. We are always welcoming new patients and would love to see you and your loved ones soon!