The Benefits of Preventive Dentistry

Many people overlook their dental health. If you aren’t experiencing any obvious or painful problems with your teeth, it might feel easy to dismiss the need for routine cleanings and exams. However, the reality is that if you don’t properly manage your dental health, you may have to pay in the thousands for restorative dental care later in life.

Preventive dentistry is the practice of protecting your teeth and gums from future problems – and the exorbitant costs that often come with them. Left untreated, tooth decay and gum disease can lead to early tooth loss and jawbone loss, which can change the balance of your smile and even the very shape of your face over time.

By keeping up with ongoing hygiene procedures and exams at your dentist’s office – and practicing responsible at-home care – you can prevent dental diseases from compromising the health and structural integrity of your teeth and gums.

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that patients undergo two dental check-ups each year for professional teeth cleaning and management of developing conditions. Saving on dental care in the future can be as simple as not skipping out on your routine appointments today.

If it’s been awhile since your last dental visit, there’s no better time than now to start protecting your dental health again. Please contact The Dentists in Omaha today to schedule a consultation with our experienced Omaha dentistry team. We have offices in Hillsborough, Village Pointe, Ralston Square, and Dundee.