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How Often Should I See the Dentist for a Check-Up and Cleaning?

Most children and adults should see their dentist and hygienist for a regular cleaning and check-up every six months. Tobacco and alcohol use, diabetes, pregnancy, periodontal and gum disease, poor oral hygiene are some of the many factors that your dentist takes into consideration when deciding how often you need your dental cleaning and check-up. People at a greater risk of oral diseases should have dental checkups more often.

Importance to replace missing teeth

A confident smile and a healthy mouth are important assets but it is important to replace missing teeth for health reasons as well. Once teeth have gone it results in bone loss. This not only shortens your face and ages it, but can cause other teeth to become loose which are then at risk of falling out. Your features droop and generally appear distorted.

Missing teeth also provide fertile breeding ground for tooth decay. If you have one missing tooth the surrounding teeth become increasingly susceptible to decay, which can result in them being lost as well.

Parking at the practice

There is ample free parking at the front and back car park of the practice.

Emergency care

If you are in pain or discomfort with a dental emergency, we can help you. We aim to:

  • See you on the same day that you contact us
  • Diagnose your dental problem
  • Discuss the treatment options available to you
  • Relieve you from pain and discomfort