By Colesville Dentistry
January 30, 2017
Category: Oral Health
Tags: dental visits  

How your dentists in Silver Spring can save your smiledental visits

It’s easy to forget visiting your dentist regularly, but it’s not a smart choice for your smile or your health. Only your dentist can tell if you have serious, potentially painful dental problems.

Your dentist uses state-of-the-art x-ray techniques and tools to diagnose dental problems you can’t see. That’s only one reason why you shouldn’t neglect your six-month dental visits. Your dentists at Colesville Dentistry in Silver Spring, MD, want to share the importance of visiting your dentist.

Did you know that the health of your smile contributes to health of your body? That’s right! In fact, a disease-free mouth can reduce your chances of:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Stroke

If you are a pregnant woman, regular six-month visits are especially important. That’s because hormonal and circulatory changes can cause gum inflammation. Regular dental care is also vital for your baby because periodontal disease has been linked to low birth weight babies and premature births.

Dental problems can be subtle, with little or no symptoms. You may not feel any pain and still have decay or an infection in your tooth or gums. You simply can’t rely on your own powers of observation when it comes to dental problems. The truth is you need your dentist!

In addition to high-tech diagnostic tools, your dentists and staff at Colesville Dentistry provide thorough professional cleanings to keep your smile in excellent shape. They perform all of the necessary treatments to restore your teeth and gums to health.

These are just a few of the consequences of not visiting your dentist regularly:

  • Decay can turn into a need root canal or extraction
  • Extraction can result in the need for partials, dentures or implants
  • Gum disease can turn into periodontal disease
  • Periodontal disease can result in bone and tooth loss

Your dentists in Silver Spring, Maryland, will provide custom-care and treatment designed for you and your unique smile. Don’t neglect your six-month visits; instead just call your dentists at Colesville Dentistry in Silver Spring, MD, today!


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