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4 Important Reasons To Receive Regular Dental Exams

Man Sitting in Dental ChairCaring for your gums and teeth will not only benefit your oral health, but your overall health as well. Having chronic dental issues such as tooth decay, infections, and gum disease have been linked to diabetes, strokes, and heart disease.

In addition to making sure you’re brushing at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and flossing daily, you should also be making appointments to visit Dr. Behnaz Raisdana every 6 months for a dental cleaning and exam. These appointments are vital to caring for your oral health and retaining your beautiful smile for a lifetime.

4 Reasons To Receive Dental Exams

Below are 4 of the many reasons why you should be making and keeping regular dental appointments at our office:

  1. Cancer Screening – Every dental exam at Auburn Family Dental is accompanied by a screening for oral cancer. Catching and treating oral cancer early on can improve your diagnosis tremendously.
  2. Gum Disease Prevention – If plaque is left to build up around the gum tissue, it can lead to gum disease. Without treatment, gum disease can lead to periodontitis, which can eventually cause your teeth to loosen and fall out altogether.
  3. Catching Dental Problems Early – Making sure to keep your 6 month appointments at our office can allow Dr. Raisdana and our hygiene staff to detect any potential problems early on. If caught early enough, most of these issues are simpler and less expensive to treat.
  4. Achieving a Healthy Smile – Lastly, a healthy and beautiful smile can go a long way towards improving your self-esteem. When your smile improves, you can be proud to show it off, improving both your social and professional life.

Because of the link between oral health and overall health, it’s more important than ever to take good care of your teeth. To make an appointment with Dr. Raisdana today, please contact Auburn Family Dental. Our family dental practice is located in Wichita, Kansas.

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