Some patients may be lucky enough to require less oral maintenance to prevent the development of tooth decay, gum disease and other oral health issues. However, the average person will require at least two dental exams and professional teeth cleanings a year to maintain proper oral health. Other patients may be more susceptible to oral health problems and require more frequent dental visits.
Patients who are considered to be more prone to oral health issues include:
- People with a weak immune response to bacterial infection
- People who tend to get cavities or build up plaque
- People with current gum disease
The amount of maintenance your require to maintain your oral health may change thoroughout your lifetime. During times of stress or illness, patients may be more vulnerable to oral health changes or infection. Dr. Oueis at Oueis Dentistry will asist you in overcoming these transitions in your oral health to ensure your smile remains healthy and strong.
Dr. Oueis will carefully evaluate your oral health and devise a professional oral maintenance plan to appropriate for individual needs. Our dental examinations oral maintenance procedures and preventative care helps to facilitate the early detection of oral health issues so they may be addressed before the evolve into a more serious problem. Dental checkups save our patients unnecessary pain caused by untreated dental issues and save them the cost of more extensive procedures down the road.