When was the last time you went to the dentist?
Let’s be honest, a year ago, two … three? Are you in that 40% of Spaniards who go, at least, once a year? There are many reasons why people do not go to the dentist: the high price, fear, ignorance … In US, the number of dentists has grown more than 130% in the last 10 years.
Having a perfect smile, at the lowest possible price, is very important nowadays and the advance of dentistry, as well as the cheaper price of the dentist, make it possible for more and more people. However, it is obvious that to enjoy a perfect and healthy smile we must go to the specialist.
The question is, how many times do you have to go to the dentist? Do I have to go only if a tooth hurts or if I am going to perform a dental treatment such as dental implants, whitening or dental crown? If we have to undergo an intervention, we can be sure that the price to pay will be high, not only that which affects our portfolio but the price that we would pay in our lives if we do not treat ourselves and lose the smile. Visits to the dentist vary a lot between people with correct oral hygiene and those who do not.
The general consensus of dentists is that you have to visit the dentist a minimum of 2 times a year for a dental check-up.
In the case of children, it is important that they start going to 2 years for a review and gradually teach them the dental care that should carry out the rest of your life as well as self-brushing, flossing, etc. routine
Regular preventive maintenance is the best way to have healthy teeth and not give problems in the future. And is that people underestimate the health problems that can occur in our mouth; dentists not only look for cavities, they also inspect the mouth for any possible oral cancer and other serious problems such as gingivitis or periodontitis.
How much does a dental revision cost?
Normally, dental check-ups are free at clinics. Many dentists make offers that consist of a simple + revision + cleaning for approximately $50. In the reviews, dentists look for problems like:
- Chopped wheels
- Hard tartar
- Periodontal problems
- Need for other treatments such as orthodontics, dental implants, etc.
Undergoing periodic dental check-ups helps prevent both possible pathologies and “pocket pains ” . It is a fact that people who visit their dentist on a regular basis pay a lower price than those who have to undergo important dental treatment to correct problems that, due to not visiting the dentist, have become more serious. Therefore, it is important to go though we do not think we have anything.
In addition, when we do not have any dental problem is the ideal time to go as we can use to make a cleaning or teeth whitening and enjoy a healthy and beautiful smile.