Teeth Brushing Isn’t Enough. Visit Your Dentist for a Professional Cleaning

September 3, 2018

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — dr_javeed @ 5:06 pm

man at dental cleaningThe American Dental Association recommends everyone over the age of 2 visits their dentist twice a year for a cleaning and checkup. Despite this advice, a Gallup poll found one-third of adults do not schedule an appointment every year. Often, it is thought teeth brushing at home is enough to keep oral health issues at bay, like tooth decay and gum disease. Although your oral hygiene habits are important, they are not enough. Both your dentist and your insurance company encourage you to visit your dentist every 6 months.