Benefits Of Regular Dental Visits For Adults

There’s a strong link between your oral health and your overall health. Seeing your dentist and taking good care of your teeth and gums can substantially help reduce your risk of serious health conditions down the road. Here’s an interesting fact: Regular dental cleanings and check-ups may decrease your risk of developing heart disease. Who Knew? Oral health matters when it comes to preventing heart disease. Bacteria in your mouth can find its way into your heart. Regular dental cleanings and check-ups may decrease your risk of developing heart disease. Not only heart disease but other concerns can arise when your teeth aren’t healthy like oral cancer, diabetes, stroke and breast cancer. Lack of good oral health also can cause sleep disorders, headaches, teeth grinding, and halitosis (Bad Breath) tooth pain. Ignoring a cavity, cracked tooth or any other oral pain can keep you up at night and make it impossible to get any rest.

So, What’s The Best Course of Action

Schedule regular checkups with your dentist. A reasonable goal is to visit the dentist every 6 months or at least once per year. Most dentists recommend getting your teeth cleaned every 6 months for optimal oral health. Skipping dental visits could leave you with major problems and even tooth loss.

Tips to Keep Your Teeth Happy and Health

  • Eat a healthy diet and avoid sugary foods
  • Drink water instead of soft drinks, and sugary juices
  • Brush twice a day for at least 2 minutes
  • Floss at least once per day
  • Use mouthwash once per day
  • Get Dental Sealants
  • Avoid tobacco
  • See your dentist every 6 months for a cleaning and oral exam

It’s never to late to start taking control of your oral health. A healthy smile can transform our visual appearance, our mind-set, and improve the health of not only our mouth but- our bodies too.

Why chose Premier Dental Associates of the Carolina’s

Premier Dental Associates of the Carolina’s is committed to providing gentle, friendly, and comprehensive dental care and believe that good oral health is vital for a healthy life.

To schedule an appointment with Premier Dental Associates of the Carolina’s, or to speak with a specialist, call today (704) 865-6425 or visit us at