December is the last month of the calendar year, which means it’s the month when we celebrate the holiday season. The best way to spend this time is with your friends and close ones. But, some people tend to forget about their oral health during this period due to all the partying and traveling going on. So, it’s important to visit your dentist during this time because of three reasons.
First, after the festivities are over, you need to get back on track with your oral health routine. Usually, the months since Thanksgiving have been filled with tasty foods and sweets. As a result, you may have developed some new cavities or chipped some of your teeth. Also, your diet probably didn’t include enough vitamins and minerals to maintain a healthy body. One thing you can do for your health is to get your teeth cleaned professionally by a dentist. This way, you’ll be able to get rid of any plaque buildup that’s hiding between teeth and in the gums. Plus, this will help prevent gum disease as well.
Second, it’s also a great time to get further dental treatments. For example, during this holiday season, you might have missed a few cleanings or checkups. This might have had a negative impact on your health. It’s never too late to fix that, though! Throughout December, your dentist will be available to take care of you. They might recommend you have a tooth-colored filling put in if you’ve lost a bit of your tooth enamel in the past year. And you might even be able to have a new crown put on that tooth to protect and restore its health. Call the dentist as soon as you can to make an appointment for one of these procedures.
Third, it’s also a good time to plan for next year’s appointments. Since you’re finally back to normal life now after the holiday celebrations, you’ll have time to mark your calendars for next year. This will make next year easier for you because you won’t have to worry about remembering to keep your appointment. Instead, you’ll already have it scheduled and make
Most insurance companies end their coverage at the end of the year. Before the clock runs out, schedule your next appointment. To learn more, call us at 503 2334871 or visit our website for more details. We are located at 1415 SE Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97214.