Believe it or not, dentistry is not all rainbows and roses. Keeping you pain-free and telling you the best jokes, we’re grateful for everything dentists do.
Here are five reasons to thank your dentist:
1 – They help prevent dental disease or detect it early enough to stop it
Your dentist really has a unique ability to help prolong your life as they are trained to detect early signs of dental diseases such as tooth decay, gum disease, and oral cancer. People with severe gum disease may also be susceptible to developing coronary artery disease.
2 – Patient education regarding best oral health habits
This is one of the best activities of dentist to educate people about the healthy mouth and healthy body. Dentists teach patients about diet, flossing, use of fluoride, and other aspects of dental care.
3 – They bring beautiful smiles
Remove decay from teeth and fill cavities, Repair cracked or fractured teeth and remove teeth, Straighten teeth to correct bite issues, Place sealants or whitening agents on teeth; In a couple of 30 to 60-minute office visits, your dentist can perform in-office bleaching that will make your teeth whiter and brighter for up to five years. There are many other whitening options available too. Your Dentist knows what’s best for you!
4 – They keep you out of pain
Administer anesthetics to keep patients from feeling pain during some procedures. Not only do they solve the tooth problems that ail you, modern-day dentists are extremely skilled at pain prevention during procedures. Many dentists also incorporate relaxation techniques into the exam room, including televisions and even aromatherapy. They tell the best jokes. Even the bad ones are good!
5 – A good friend
- Nutrition: A dentist helps you with proper nutrition chart. You might not know the best foods to eat to protect your teeth and oral health. A good dentist will not only be able to tell you what food to avoid but also offer some healthy alternatives.
- Children: Dentists guides children in practicing good oral health from a young age. At the visit, the dentist gives parents oral health information and helps the child get used to dental appointments. There’s no better way to ensure that parents and their children know how important oral health is from an early age.
- Assists Pregnant Women: Moms-to-be has long to-do lists before their newborn arrives. Schedule an appointment as soon as you know you’re pregnant to avoid developing gingivitis or other oral issues that pregnancy may cause.
- Treats the Elderly: Just like dental care is important for young children, the same can be said for seniors. Oral problems are bound to arise as people get long in the tooth. You only get one set of teeth, but a good dentist makes it last.