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Victoria Ramos – D.M.D.  at Aleris Salem Dental Center
Elena Siniaver – D.M.D.  at Aleris Salem Dental Center

Why a Regular Dental Check Up is Important?

Oral hygiene is necessary for eliminating bacteria in the mouth. A good dental care routine and regular checkups will keep your mouth healthy and prevent inflammation, infection, decay, and tooth loss.

Do you struggle with making time to go to the dentist because your schedule never seems right?

A dental checkup that can take less than one hour could save you a lot of time and money.

Why Get a Dental Check Up?

  • Dental exams give us the opportunity to detect problems early so they can be fixed quickly and easily.

  • Regular visit to your dentist lessens the possibility of having dental problems in the future.

How Often Should You Get a Dental Check Up?

The American Dental Association recommend you come back every six months.

Regular dental visits are essential for the maintenance of healthy teeth and gums. Even if you are an expert brusher with a killer oral health routine, there are hard to reach areas in your mouth where plaque can build up, which forms into hard tartar. Regular visits to the dentist will prevent tartar from forming and eroding your teeth (cavities).

What is a Dental Check Up?

A dental checkup comes in two parts:

1. The initial examination - During the examination portion, your dentist will inspect your teeth for cavities, plaque, and tartar buildup that can only be removed by a professional. They also may take X-rays to further examine the inside of your teeth. The examination will additionally include a gum-health check to make sure you don’t have gum disease, and they will check your throat, tongue, head, and neck for any possible signs of disease or cancer.

2. The cleaning - During the second part of your visit, your teeth will be cleaned by a hygienist. This process will remove any plaque or tartar that has built up, your teeth will get polished so they look great, and your dentist will floss to make sure there isn’t any debris between the teeth.

Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

  • Early detection of dental problems

  • Preventing bad breath

  • Avoiding teeth loss

  • Maintaining overall wellbeing

  • Setting a good example for your children

Schedule your regular dental check up with Aleris Salem Dental Office in Salem, MA

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