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10 Ways to Avoid Icky Diseases

For many people a trip to the Dentist is not very high on their list of things to do.  That’s a shame, because dental hygiene is extremely important. If you neglect your teeth for too long one day you’ll wake up and they might just be gone. That would make it really hard to eat the foods you love and to smile when someone takes your picture.

If you’d like to keep your choppers for as long as possible a regular check-up is essential. Here are 10 reasons why;

1) Prevention of gum disease. No, this has nothing to do with Trident but everything to do with the soft pink stuff around your teeth.  If your gums get sick, your teeth will suffer too.

2) Keep your pearly whites white with a regular Dental check-up, and never worry when someone says ‘say cheese!’.

3) Save money. Like maintaining your car, if you take care of your teeth they’ll last a lot longer and look great while they’re doing it. Plus they’ll never leave you stranded on the side of the road.

4) Prevention of oral cancer. This one is serious. Your Dentist can detect Oral Cancer in its earliest stages, when it’s treatable. ‘Nuff said.

5) Make sure if you have cavities that they’re taken care of before they become really bad. Cavities happen sometimes, but if you go regularly your Dentist can fix them while they’re still small.

6) Your Dentist can actually spot Hypertension and Diabetes by looking in your mouth. No fooling.

7) Give your kids a good habit to follow. This one’s a no-brainer.

8) A thorough cleaning really feels great, and can prevent all sorts of icky diseases.

9) Less down time with toothaches and other problems.  Be honest, do you really want to call in sick and tell your boss it’s because you have a tooth ache?  You’ll never hear the end of it!

10) Your smile is the first thing most people see. Take care of it by seeing your Dentist Regularly!

So there you have it. 10 great reasons to see your Dentist more than once every 5 years.  If you haven’t seen yours in a while, why not pick up the phone and make an appointment today by calling me at (301) 989-0088 or shoot me an email. You’ll be glad you did, I promise.

Sincerely,

Dr. Nicholas

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