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Regular dental checkups are often underestimated but play a crucial role in maintaining not just oral health but overall well-being. Here are seven compelling reasons why making regular dental checkups a top priority is essential for a beautiful smile and better health.

1. Preventive Care

Dental checkups are not just about fixing problems; they are about preventing them. Routine visits allow dentists to detect issues like cavities, gum disease or oral cancers in their early stages. Early detection means less invasive and less expensive treatments, preserving your oral health in the long run.

2. Oral Health Maintenance

Professional cleanings during checkups remove plaque and tartar buildup that regular brushing and flossing might miss. Even the most diligent oral hygiene routines cannot match the thoroughness of a dental hygienist’s cleaning, reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease.

3. Gum Disease Prevention

Gum disease, if left untreated, can lead to severe issues like tooth loss and even affect your overall health. Regular checkups and cleanings help in monitoring gum health and intervening before gum disease progresses to more severe stages.

4. Early Detection of Systemic Health Issues

Surprisingly, oral health can be indicative of broader health problems. Dental professionals might spot signs of conditions like diabetes, heart disease or osteoporosis during routine checkups. Catching these signs early could prompt you to seek further medical attention, potentially preventing more serious health issues.

5. Maintaining Fresh Breath

Persistent bad breath or halitosis could indicate underlying oral health issues. Regular checkups can help address the root cause of bad breath, ensuring fresher breath and improved confidence in social situations.

6. Customized Oral Health Advice

Dental checkups are an excellent opportunity to discuss your oral hygiene practices with a professional. Dentists, dental assistants and hygienists can provide tailored advice on brushing techniques, flossing and dietary habits, optimizing your oral health routine.

7. Preserving Your Smile

Regular checkups contribute significantly to maintaining a healthy and radiant smile. Addressing minor issues promptly prevents them from escalating into major problems that could impact the aesthetics of your smile. During checkups, you can also discuss cosmetic dental treatments that can improve the beauty of your smile.

It is important to note that the frequency of dental checkups can vary based on individual needs. While a general guideline recommends biannual visits, some individuals might require more frequent visits due to specific oral health conditions or treatments.

Regular dental checkups are not merely a matter of maintaining a bright smile; they are integral to your overall health. By prioritizing these visits, you invest in preventive care, catch potential issues early and ensure optimal oral health, contributing to a healthier and happier life. Our dental team at Engineered Smiles wants to help you obtain your best smile through preventative care like dental checkups and cleanings, as well as our specialized services for restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Call our office in Marietta, GA, to schedule your next checkup to keep your smile healthy and beautiful.

Posted on behalf of Engineered Smiles

670 Johnson Ferry Rd
Marietta, GA 30068

Phone: (678) 801-6700

FAX: (678) 903-2428


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Tuesday: 8AM - 5PM
Wednesday: 8AM - 5PM
Thursday: 8AM - 3PM
Friday - Sunday: Closed

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    Dr Wang went above and beyond to make sure I thoroughly understood his proposed treatment plan for a front tooth implant. He spent almost an hour on the phone with me addressing all my questions and concerns and outlining his reasons for choosing a particular method or timeline. He was patient and specific. The following day he spent even more of his time demonstrating some of the incredible technology he would be using to ensure success of the procedure. He is incredibly smart and his engineering knowledge seems to be coming in handy!! Wonderful dentist with a broad range of talent!

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    670 Johnson Ferry Rd
    Marietta, GA 30068

    (678) 801-6700

    (678) 903-2428

    Opening hours:

    Monday: 9AM - 6PM
    Tuesday: 8AM - 5PM
    Wednesday: 8AM - 5PM
    Thursday: 8AM - 3PM
    Friday - Sunday: Closed