will agree that some dental visits can be downright uncomfortable.
But the truth is, they don’t have to be. Read on for information
about how you can help make your next dental visit a more pleasant
experience, as well as how to find a local dentist
in Wood Dale.
Can I Make My Next Dental More Tolerable?
experience pain during routine check ups and cleanings, then it may
be time to assess your own oral health practices at home. If there
aren’t any other serious underlying causes of your pain such as gum
disease, cavities, and the like, then the pain you are experiencing
during your routine check up may be caused by excess build up of
tartar and plaque.
During most routine cleanings, your
dentist will likely check the overall health of your mouth and clean
your teeth. The cleaning process will likely involve removing tartar
and plaque from your teeth using a tool to expedite the process.
caring for your teeth in between cleanings, you can make the cleaning
process much easier on yourself and your dentist. Between each visit,
you should be sure to brush your teeth at least twice daily, floss
and use an antiseptic mouth rinse. Doing these things may
significantly reduce the amount of time you have to spend in the
How Often Should I See My
Now that you are aware of how to care
for your teeth between visits, you may be wondering how often you
should be seeing your oral healthcare provider.
general recommendation is that you see your dentist at least twice a
year, or every six months. As always, speak with your local dentist
in Wood Dale, as well as your insurance provider, to ensure that
seeing your dentist twice annually is the best fit for you.
you are interested in scheduling an appointment with a dentist in
Wood Dale, visit us at Brian
Homann, DDS, P.C.
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