You Will Likely Spend More Time at Our Office if You Put Off Necessary Dental Work Now
Posted on 9/21/2021 by Brian Rounds, DDS
Taking care of your teeth shouldn't be a hard thing to do for anybody. Teeth are some of the most critical parts of your body. They help you to eat, talk, smile, and even help to shape your face. Most people think that taking care of your teeth only involves brushing them regularly. However, much more goes into dental care. Regular visits to our offices, proper diet, proper cleaning of the teeth, and careful choosing of dental products all go into your dental care routine.
Improper dental care, on the other hand, causes problems that could become chronic. Many people tend to ignore early tooth and gum disease symptoms because there is little or no pain involved. Bad breath is an early symptom of gum infection that many people treat by chewing gum. Unfortunately, this gum solution is only a temporary solution to a potentially life-threatening problem.
Therefore, it is essential to know the complications you could develop as a result of ignoring mild symptoms. Here are a few diseases that could be damaging to your dental and overall health.
Gingivitis is a disease that occurs when bacteria infect the gums, causing redness and swelling. Some of the symptoms of gingivitis include bleeding and sore gums. Bad breath is also a symptom of the early stages of gum infection. When left untreated, it can develop into periodontitis.
Periodontitis is a disease that occurs when bacteria infect the gums. Bacteria start to eat up the soft tissues in the gums and eventually get to the roots of the teeth, causing them to get loose and eventually fall off.
Better Safe Than Sorry
To avoid these dental problems, you must become proactive in matters concerning your teeth. Factors such as regular visits to our offices will help you avoid complications in the future. It is also crucial that you take care of any dental issues you might currently have, as they can grow to become potentially life-threatening. Contact us for any information regarding your dental health.
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