Why Dental Checkups are Essential?

Are you proud of your shiny smile, catching eyes to admire your ever-white & bright teeth? If so, you need to take extra care to keep it intact by showing a little regular care to your teeth. Point is to understand that teeth need regular care even if those are not protesting your carefree attitude. There are many reasons why dental checkups are essential. Just know a few of them, and the most important too, why a sincere, expert dentist waiting for you to visit him regularly.

Better Care than Cure

Do you think that brushing your teeth twice a day is sufficient care your teeth are needing? Yes, you are right a bit, it is important but not sufficient. Many issues like decay, cavities, and gum problems can be there even if a regular brushing is not missed. Only a check-up can tell you the actual truth about teeth. Better to list points that you need to discuss with the dentist. A checklist can surely save you the next visit if you miss a point.

Gingivitis Prevention

Regular brushing and flossing help a lot but still bacteria in the mouth form tartar & plaque. It grows around the gums & gum lines, increasing the risk of gum infection. It is called Gingivitis, which can lead to periodontics and trench mouth. Timely check-ups and diagnoses can help to avoid and treat issues.

Removing Tartar

There are many hidden, dark areas that can not be reached by brush, giving way to plaque building up causing tartar. The delicate dentist tools can help to remove plaque keeping dental enamel intact and removing tartar safely through vibrating tools.

Need of X-rays

You are just feeling normal and having no issues at all. Not true my friend, the things are cooking inside. The decaying teeth needing a root canal and some other inside issues can only be traced by an X-ray. Why not get one in your leisure time without the start of a pain?


Have you noticed cordless hands-free in the ears of your spouse at the sleeping time? Do you really think it is for a music spree dream? No dear! It is not a sort of cordless hands-free but the earplugs, are the remedy to your snoring. Have you got it now why do you need to visit the dentist tomorrow? Perhaps he must be taking care of some other so far inactive issues in the mouth. That is booty to your visit.

Digestion Improvement

What digestion has to do with teeth?? Much more as I can tell you. First is chewing, better chewing of food reduces the load of work for your stomach. Better chewing means that saliva is breaking down carbohydrates in your meal. Stronger teeth alone can do it for you.

Halitosis (bad breath)

The very bad thing about you for people around you is bad breath. It is normally caused by gum diseases. Regular consultation with your trusted dentist is a must to keep your mouth healthy, hygienic, and fresh.

Oral Cancer Screening

Regular check-ups can help in the early detection of oral cancer. Early detection means early treatment, more chances of recovery, and reduced risk of complications.

When you plan the next visit to your dentist, better to visit a trusted one knowing you and your teeth better for a longer time. After all, you need them till the last day you can chew with them.

Urza Omar
  • Urza Omar
  • The writer has a proven track as a mentor, motivational trainer, blogger, and social activist. She is the founder of mindclassic.com a blog intended for avid readers.