Good oral health doesn’t just “happen.” You have to work at it by cultivating oral care habits that produce healthy gums and teeth. Routine dental care is the key to keeping your smile healthy and bright. Regular dental checkups from your Aurora, Illinois, dentist at Total Health Dental can help you maintain good oral health at every stage of your life. Diligent home dental care coupled with professional dental visits will bring out the beauty of your smile.
A good dental hygiene routine consists of:
During a dental checkup, Dr. Khaja Mohsinuddin will look for signs of cavities, infections, or gum disease so these can be treated immediately. Prompt cavity and gum disease treatment can keep these problems from spreading. We’ll also take x-rays of your teeth to check for problems where harmful bacteria can breed beneath the gum line. After your exam, Dr. Mohsinuddin will clean and polish your teeth to remove plaque and tartar build-up and leave them smooth and shiny.
Proper care of your permanent teeth can help keep them healthy throughout life. Through diligent dental care, you can avoid tooth loss and the challenges of living with missing teeth. You can also save time and money from having to replace lost teeth. Routine dental care can: