When you first go to the dentist, you will most likely see a general dentist. What this means is that as your primary dental care provider he will diagnose and treat you for any dental health issue you might have. A general dentist will also keep track of your development and make sure treatments go as planned.
Preventing and treating oral diseases is the primary focus of general dentistry, here at Smile Doctors, we recommend that you visit us at least twice a year to undergo professional cleanings and complete checkups that will allow protect and prevent any issues in the future. Keeping your teeth healthy and strong is the main aim of our dentists as well as making sure your teeth and gums are in the best condition possible.
It is important that you visit your dentist when you experience any discomfort or pain, also if you notice any abnormal tissue, swelling or inflammation. Bleeding of the gums is quite normal; however, if you experience excessive bleeding, it might be a sign of gum disease. Also, persistent bad breath and any other abnormal symptoms might indicate more serious issues that you need to get checked immediately.
If you want to schedule your yearly checkup or cleaning with one of your dentists, call (916) 575-7536 or come visit us at 8143 Long Point Rd., Houston, TX 77055 – we would love to take care of all your dental needs.