If you are thinking why should I visit dentist every 6th
month? I am not having any issue or pain, here is top list of reason for you
1. Prevention is better than cure
Dentist can examine your oral cavity including tongue, teeth, gums ,chick etc and detect any early sign and symptoms of any serious disease that might even you know about it . for example oral cancer, if detect in early stages then it can be cure sucessfully, and save your life.
Even if you are doing regular brushing and flossing of your teeth there are chances of formation of plaque and calculus also cavities in your teeth. If you visit dentist regularly he can find these problem in early stages normal cleaning and polishing, cavity filling can save you from unbearable pain.
3. Prevent further damage of your bad habits
There are many bad habits that can damage on your oral health, some of which you may not even realise are causing damage. These habits include chewing pan and supari , biting your nails, clenching your jaw, grinding your teeth, eating particularly sticky or hard sweets, brushing your teeth too hard, drinking coffee and red wine, cold drinks and smoking. In regular dental visit, your dentist can check for any oral damage caused by these habits which you may not even noticed.
Dentist will definitely inform you about your bad habits and consult you to change it, to prevent all kinds of future damage.
4.Protect Your Overall Health
Many systemic diseases can be detected by sign and symptoms in your mouth. Regular checkups can reveal the signs of diseases before even you know about them.
X-ray images of jaws allow dentist to diagnose issues that invisible to the naked eye, this can include impacted teeth or wisdom teeth. Teeth decay, cysts, or tumours etc. by finding these problems early you can cure them early in stage to avoid further complications.
Especially with destructive diseases that show little to no symptoms but progress quickly, up-to-date x-rays and bi-annual checkups are the best way to keep on top of your health.