We have so many responsibilities in our lives it can be easy to neglect some of the lesser thought about necessities. There are things that slip our mind, despite the fact they’re important. We probably don’t stay on top of car maintenance as much as we should, which will only run into worse problems down the line. Similarly, when we neglect our oral hygiene, we can run into problems as we reach a more senior age that could’ve been avoided if we’d taken proper care.
Most of us remember to brush our teeth at least twice a day but there are undoubtedly many people who don’t visit a dentist as much as they should and neglect dental care more than recommended. But taking oral hygiene seriously now, while you’re still relatively young, is the best way to make sure you keep your natural teeth for as long as possible, and healthy ones at that.
You really don’t want to be another person who lost all their teeth in their mid-forties secure in the knowledge that a few more visits to the Booragoon Dental Clinic could have prevented it from happening. The truth is, there are many dental treatments available which can fix a variety of ailments.
Visits to the dentist are something nobody enjoys. The idea that these visits are scary has been engrained into our brains from since we were kids, and just because we’re grown up now, we’d still rather not go. But, taking oral hygiene seriously now is the best way to avoid future problems. The last thing you want is a serious problem that has been developed simply due to neglecting the health of your teeth.
^Insured patients should contact their health insurer to discuss their health fund rebates for proposed dental treatment.
*Please note that due to legal obligations all new patients must have an initial examination with their first scale and clean.