You brush your hair, put on your clothes, and make your morning cup of coffee or tea daily. Each and every step of your morning routine can become a familiar habit and can affect how ready you feel to take on the day! When it comes to taking care of your oral health, the process should be no different – familiar and helpful. Just like having your morning cup of Joe, visiting your dentist for a dental exam on a regular basis is a great habit that effects how you feel from day to day.
The Importance of a Regular Dental Exam
When you visit your dentist for a dental exam, they are able to assess the overall health of your teeth and gums. Your dentist will examine your plaque levels, the strength of your teeth, the state of your gums, and more. Sometimes, they may even take X-rays to examine the root of your teeth and health of your jaw. All these checks help your dentist know exactly how healthy, or unhealthy, your mouth is. Once you’ve been assessed, your dentist can give you a thorough cleaning to get rid of any bacteria and plaque build up and get your teeth squeaky clean.
Check out this article about how often you should see your dentist in SELF Magazine: Do I Really Need Teeth Cleanings Twice a Year?
When you’re at the dentist, your dentist can look for the following oral health issues:
- Gum disease
- Oral cancer
- And more!
Bacteria is a sneaky opportunist that loves to break down your enamel and cause issues that can affect the health of your teeth and gums. When you get regular, professional cleanings, your dentist can help you avoid bacteria build up and catch any problems early on – saving you time and money! When you see your dentist on a regular visit, you can reinforce good oral health habits and remember the importance of heaving a healthy smile.
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Dental Benefits are on Your Side
Keeping up with a regular cleaning schedule helps you make the most of your dental benefits. Remember, prevention is always better than a treatment. Preventive Dental Care is almost always covered 100% by your insurance provider, so talk with your provider to understand the full benefits of your preventive care, and, once you know them, schedule cleaning appointments with your dentist in advance.
When you make the most out of your benefits, you’re not leaving money on the table. Benefits will not roll over into next year, so once they are gone, they are gone for good! Make sure your oral health is on track and use your benefits to the maximum before the end of the year. Call us today to make your next cleaning appointment.
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According to WebMD, read more about what is and is not (typically) covered by Dental Insurance.
Dr. Gary P. Skrobanek’s experienced and friendly team at GPS Dental offers affordable dental care for all ages in San Antonio, TX area. Our Brooks City Base dentist office is conveniently located and offers early morning appointment times Monday through Friday to meet your needs. At GPS Dental, we promote dental health awareness to our patients and provide most dental services, from family and general dentistry to dental implants, sleep apnea, TMJ / TMD Treatment, cosmetic dentistry and much more. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Call us at 210-633-3477 to make an appointment.