Why Go to the Dentist Every 6 Months?

The rule that you should see a dentist every 6 months is generic advice. Depending on your health, dental hygiene, and other factors, you may need to see the dentist more frequently. In rare cases where there are no dental or health concerns, you may be able to reduce your visits to once a year.

Why See a Dentist at All?

Your dentist does more than examine and clean your teeth. The regular dental examination is used to check your lymph nodes, the condition of your lower jaw, and to check your mouth and tongue for diseases that could affect your teeth. The more serious the condition of your teeth and mouth, the more often you will need a checkup.

There are 3 Parts to Your Checkup:

Head and Neck Examination.┬áThis includes an examination of your face and neck, including your lower jaw joints, lymph nodes, and to screen for oral cancer or indications of …
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