Simply going for a regular dental cleaning can be extremely beneficial to the health of teeth. Even people who brush and floss regularly can’t get every last bit of debris off of their teeth, which is why they need to go to a dentist. Professional cleanings not only remove leftover bits of food that regular brushing misses, but also helps remove stains from teeth. When people visit a general dentist, they are taking an important step toward improved oral health. Our Dentists at Hadfield Family Dental can also show patients the proper way that they should be brushing and flossing, which is something that many people may believe they are doing correctly, but they could be wrong. Without a trip to the dentist, people could be wasting years of brushing in a way that is not truly cleaning their teeth.
Furthermore, a dentist can screen for any serious dental issues that a person could be showing signs of such as gum disease or even oral cancer, which often goes undiagnosed until its later stages because people don’t visit the dentist often enough. Ideally, everyone should make it to the dentist at least two times a year.