Just as you take your car for routine maintenance appointments, you need to go to your West Chicago dental office to maintain your oral health. Dental visits are done for preventative and also for treatment purposes and need to be done on a regular basis in order to be effective. You should see a professional dentist like ours at Pro Dental Concepts twice a year for checkups and cleanings.
Preventative care is the best kind of dental care you can get. Preventing problems from occurring in the first place helps to prevent oral health issues. Visiting your West Chicago dental office for biannual dental visits is an important part of preventative care and is crucial for your oral health. The best scenario would be to prevent dental health problems from developing instead of having to spend time & money and to experience dental procedures that could have otherwise been avoided. Seeing a highly skilled, experienced dentist at a practice like ours at Pro Dental Concepts on a regular basis allows for early detection of oral health problems. Early diagnosis is the key to resolving the problems early. When dental issues are addressed quickly, it typically allows for better outcome because it reduces the risk of conditions getting worse and from having to have possibly more invasive treatments in order to resolve them. For example, if you see your dentist and he finds a minor cavity, he can drill and fill it right away, so the condition won’t worsen. However, if you wait until it’s a severe cavity, a more invasive procedure may be necessary. If your dentist diagnoses you with early gum disease, it is a lot easier to treat than advanced periodontal disease. This is important because advanced gum disease eventually, would result in tooth loss. Your dental hygienist also plays a very important role in preventative care by providing you with essential, professional dental cleanings.
If it’s been a while since your last dental visit, don’t wait. Contact our West Chicago dental office to schedule your appointment today.