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Questions to Ask Your Dentist

December 1, 2017

Going to the dentist can be an event filled with questions. After all, the health of your teeth and even your body can depend a lot on your dental assessment. And while there may be a number of questions that you will want to ask, there are a few that you need to ask your dentist. Here are the top questions to ask your family dentist.

How Can I Improve My Dental Health?

Your Dentist will be Able to Make Recommendations About Your Dental Health.
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There is no shortage of general guidelines that you should follow when it comes to maintaining healthy teeth. However, every person is different and therefore it is equally important to ask your dentist about your particular situation. Your dentist will be able to analyze your teeth and, once this is completed, they will be able to make recommendations. If there are any issues, your dentist may recommend switching toothbrushes or other dental care supplies.

What is My Current Dental Health Status?

While is important to get information on the various ways to improve your oral health, it is equally important to have an assessment of your current dental health condition. When you visit your family dental clinic, your dentist will give you an oral exam to see if there are any issues. During the visit, you will be made aware of any existing problems, such as cavities, gum disease, and gingivitis.

Is There Anything to Tell My Family Doctor?

Your Dentist may Find Other Health Related Issues During a Dental Exam.
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It may come as a surprise, but certain oral problems can actually lead to other health issues. In fact, ailments, like inflammation of the gums could be a sign of diabetes. Similarly, your dentist may be able to help detect vitamin deficiencies and even osteoporosis. And these are just of the few issues that might also require a visit to your general practitioner.

Be Sure to Ask

There is no doubt that regular dental visits help to ensure that your teeth are healthy. When you visit the dentist be sure to get their opinion on the state of your current dental health. Not only this, but ask if there are any ways that you can improve your habits. Lastly, your dentist might have concerns about your overall health that will need to be discussed with your family doctor. Next time you head to the dentist be sure to keep this advice in mind.


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