You should see your dentist for regular cleanings and check-ups at least every six months. There are those who are at greater risk for oral diseases and other related health issues that should have dental cleanings and check-ups more than twice a year, such as, diabetes, periodontal (gum) disease, possible heart disease, pregnancies and in rare instances alcohol and tobacco users. Poor oral hygiene and certain medical conditions are some of the many factors that your dentist takes into consideration when deciding how often you need your dental cleaning and check-ups.
Unfortunately, one of the real problems that has invaded oral healthcare are the restrictions placed on insurance coverage by insurers. You need to understand that insurance companies serve a self-interest in reducing the number to times you visit the dentist. Try not to let what your insurance covers be your benchmark for your healthcare.
Going on a regular basis will help to keep your oral health on track as well as detect any early problems such as periodontal disease, oral cancer or cavities. The best way to maintain good oral health is to visit your dentist on a regular basis coupled with brushing your teeth and drinking fluoridated water.
And like I always say ‘the best toothbrush is the one you use’. So please, if we can help feel free to call us.
Novy Scheinfeld, DDS, PC
ZoAnna Bock, MS, DMD
Hanna Orland, DMD
290 Carpenter Drive, 200A
Atlanta (Sandy Springs), GA 30328
3781 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Chamblee, GA 30341
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14 thoughts on “Dentist Dunwoody: How Often Should I See the Dentist?”
I totally agree with your post and i like the way your represented your thought in front of us. Regular check up for teeth cleaning is necessary and it always beneficial for us and it protect our teeth with various disease, oral disease.
Regular teeth check up and care is needed for the people who smoke , or those who use tobacco and other harmful things.