Dental check ups with Epping dentists: Why are they important?

Keeping your mouth clean, healthy and free from disease is absolutely essential as part of a stress free life. The unfortunate fact is that dental ailments can be painful and ultimately require invasive procedures which might lead to life long issues with your mouth. You should be taking great care of your teeth at home of course, by brushing and flossing as recommended by dental professionals by you must get into the habit of having regular check ups at the surgery too.

Dentists recommend that you go for a check up every six months unless otherwise directed. Dentists have trained for many years in all aspects of the mouth and are ideally placed to monitor the health of your teeth and gums so that you can do all the things that you take for granted like eat, drink and talk without even having to think about them.

Your dentist will be on the look out for early signs of complications with your teeth and gums so that they can be dealt with swiftly before they can get worse. Most dental problems which might occur are actually relatively simple to sort out but can lead to complications if they are not diagnosed early. If one takes gum disease as an example, the most basic form – known as gingivitis – can usually be rectified just be improving your home oral hygiene routine. The consequences of not getting it sorted out can be the very painful business of tooth loss as a result of inflammation in the bones which normally hold teeth securely in place.

Don’t be anxious if you haven’t been to the dentist in a while. Book an informal appointment with your Epping dentist and they can talk you through all the changes which make dental surgeries far more convenient and friendly places to visit nowadays. Call 01245 268 494 for a free consultation at Advance Dental Clinic in Chelmsford.