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Undergoing general dentistry services helps to maintain your overall dental health.
At Blackburn North, Focus Dental Group provide
I do not have any pain, do I need to go to the dentist for general dental care and check-ups?
We believe that prevention is better than a cure. Though many dental pains can be treated easily, there are still chances of pain arising from bigger issues that require complex and therefore costly treatment. We recommend 6 or 12 annual check-ups and cleaning sessions depending on your situation as assessed by the dentist.
How often should I go to the dentist for general dental care?
There is no fixed answer to this, unfortunately. Someone with a complex mouth full of dental fillings will need to visit the dentist more frequently just like someone suffering from gum disease. On the other hand, a person with excellent oral hygiene can stick to one or two visits yearly. The exact number of visits you require to take at your dental clinic can only be determined by your dentist.
I’m pregnant, can I still see the dentist for regular dental check-ups?
Congratulations! While pregnancy is a busy time with many appointments, you should not forget your oral health. It is very important for pregnant ladies to have a regular dental check-up visit to ensure good oral health that will contribute to good overall health. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can exacerbate teeth and gum diseases. Evidence also shows that oral bacteria play an unrecognized role in intrauterine infection and that periodontal infection plays a causal role in causing an adverse pregnancy outcome. Therefore, it is important to seek dental care while pregnant in order to be safe