Your Dental Cleanings: 3 Things To Remember!

The most important thing to remember, of course, is to come in for your dental cleaning! However, have you ever considered that when you have some other important details associated with cleanings stored in your mental files about preventive care, it just might help you out? Perhaps a bit more information will help you stay motivated, will help ensure you come in for the care you need when you need it, and more! Just to be sure you’ve got the facts you need, our Southlake, TX team offers you some stuff you really should remember, so your smile is always nice and clean!

#1: You Need One Every Six Months!

You know that you need dental cleanings and that if you don’t show up for them, then you’re doing a disservice to your oral health. However, do you know how often we would like to see you? Remember that in order to know you’re doing your best in terms of preventive dental care, you should see us every six months. That is the same twice a year. When you stick to this plan, you get to feel certain you’re keeping your smile exceptionally clean, so keep up those visits!

#2: Everyone Needs Them

You may find yourself wondering whether the need for dental cleanings, and the need to have one every six months, applies to you or just to certain patients. The answer is that unless you’re on a schedule with us that’s different or that includes deep cleanings, everyone needs a minimum of two cleanings a year, even if your teeth and gums seem like they’re in immaculate condition (remember, those cleanings are helping your smile stay that way!).

#3: They Help Your Home Care Work Better

The dental care that you practice at home, which includes your dental hygiene, is your daily way of cleansing your teeth of debris and plaque. As you do this, you will always miss just a little bit of plaque here and there, which will turn into a small amount of tartar. When you see us for dental cleanings, we clean this bit of accumulation up, so your smile is super-clean again. Without cleanings, accumulation will worsen over time, making your brushing and flossing less effective. So, keep up with your cleanings!

Set Aside Time For Cleanings

Remember to set aside the time that you need in order to come in for your twice-annual dental cleanings. Take the time to see us every six months for prevention for your best experience with your oral health! Schedule care with your Southlake, TX dentist today by calling Gregory Wright, DDS at (817) 481-7999. We gladly serve patients from Southlake and surrounding areas.