With dentistry continuing to thrive and advance in the world, it’s almost unimaginable that less than a century ago our dental care consisted of doctors with hardly any knowledge caring for their patients’ teeth after pain or an infection had already arrived. Due to the lack of information and technology, this often led to extracting their teeth and homegrown remedies to ease discomfort. This sometimes led to even more problems with the teeth!
Today’s dentistry has continued to advance in the past 50 years to the healthcare system we know today. Still, you are at risk for infections, even with diligent brushing and flossing. This includes dental decay, plaque buildup, or other oral issues. The best course of treatment is seeing your dentist for a biannual exam and cleaning from Dr. Smiley Dental & Orthodontics and our dental team.
Some people need to come in for a dental exam every other month if they are at a higher risk for gum disease. If you are pregnant, diabetic, vulnerable to gum disease, have a fragile immune system, or are a smoker, speak to your dentist about which course of treatment is best for you and your smile.
The first and only step you need to take is scheduling an appointment with our Dallas, Texas, office. Our professionals do the full cleaning process of removing plaque buildup, doing a professional fluoride treatment, and making sure there isn’t debris stuck in your teeth. Then you undergo a full examination through the use of X-rays and an assessment of your gums. We check between your teeth for debris as well as any signs of periodontal disease or decay.
Smiley Dental & Orthodontics wants you to get the best dental care possible to get your best smile. Schedule a consultation or appointment with our dental team by calling us at 214.368.4331 today!