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Brushing and flossing is an important first step in preventative dental health care. However, at-home care isn’t enough. You also need regular checkups with a dentist and hygienist to keep your teeth and gums healthy and your smile dazzling.
At Feels Like Family Dentistry, we believe in a personalized approach to dental health. Most people need a dental checkup every six months. However, we will work with you to determine the right schedule for your individual needs. Depending on your dental health history and the condition of your teeth and gums, you may need more or less frequent checkups.
Many parents wonder when to start bringing their children in for dental exams. As a general rule, children should start seeing a dentist when their first tooth comes in and before their first birthday. Early dental checkups set the stage for a lifetime of good dental care.
Your dental checkup will be tailored to meet your individual needs. However, there are some things that you can expect at most checkups.
Good dental health requires a team approach. Communicating with your dentist and dental hygienist will help you make the most of your appointment. Be sure to talk with your team about:
At Feels Like Family Dentistry, we want to be your partners in dental health. Call us today to schedule a checkup. Whether it’s your baby’s first checkup, or your own busy schedule has you a bit overdue for a cleaning, we can work together to get you back on the path to excellent dental health.
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