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Why should dental examinations be done once a year by the doctor?

It may sometimes feel like a nuisance to have to have your dentist do an examination once a year especially when your teeth are feeling fine. However, dental examinations in Loxahatchee can help you avoid more significant dental concerns in the future.

Did you know that your dentist is screening you for different treatment concerns during every examination? Conditions such as tooth decay, oral cancer, and gum disease are treated most effectively and with less expensive treatment procedures when you detect them early on. Early detection saves you time, money, and the stress of enduring more complicated procedures.

Your dental cleaning is also essential because it removes the plaque and bacteria buildup that causes many of these concerns. This is also your opportunity to connect with your resources – your dentist and hygienist – to ask the questions you’d like to about your smile and your dental health.

Dr. Elkhechen recommends that healthy patients visit every six months for cleanings  in Loxahatchee, while patients managing gum disease may need three or four dental cleanings throughout the year to help them successfully control their condition. All patients should have a dental examination with their dentist one time per year. 

If you have questions about the preventive schedule recommended for you, please call Groves Dental Care today for more information.

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