Summer vacation will be here before you know it! You have so many things to look forward to. Whether you are going on a big trip, spending some time by the pool, or just enjoying the warm weather, there’s plenty to be excited about. However, this also means that going to the dentist may not be at the top of your priority list. There are several reasons why you may want to go to the dental office before the summer takes off. Read on to learn why now is the perfect time to head to the dental office for your next checkup and cleaning.
Get Your Smile Ready for Your Trip!
You should see your dentist every six months for regular cleanings and checkups. In addition to making your smile appear whiter, these visits also ensure that your smile is healthy and fresh. If you haven’t seen your dentist within the last six months, now is a great time to get back on track. This way, you can enjoy your vacation to the fullest!
Treat Oral Health Issues
No one wants to experience a toothache or another oral health issue when they are enjoying their vacation – especially if you are in a new place that you aren’t too familiar with. Not all dental emergencies can be prevented, but if you head to the dentist now to have your smile examined, small issues can be caught and treated before progressing to more serious problems that could have a negative impact on your upcoming trip. Oftentimes, it is difficult to tell that there is an issue going on immediately. It’s certainly better to deal with it now instead of waiting till it gets painful.
Prevent Additional Damage
Over the summer, it isn’t uncommon to enjoy more sugary treats than usual. This can take a toll on your oral health, potentially resulting in tooth decay and gum disease. Summer treats, like cocktails, fruit juices, and popsicles, also tend to be more acidic, only causing more damage to the enamel of your teeth. Now is the most important time to take all the steps to care for your smile, and a routine visit to the dental office can help. You can start the summer with a healthy smile and get refreshed on all of the best oral hygiene techniques to keep your pearly whites in optimal shape!
Summer is almost here, so it’s time to prepare yourself. Schedule your next cleaning and checkup to start the season right!
About the Practice
At Dental Center of Aspen Hill, we have a team of four skilled dentists serving patients in Silver Spring. With their combined experience and expertise, patients can get pretty much anything they need under one roof. To schedule your next cleaning and checkup before summer ends or to learn more, visit our website or call (301) 871-6660.