6 Signs you need to see your dentist

Making a habit of meeting with your dentist twice yearly is the wisest way to monitor your dental health and treat oral concerns before they worsen. Visit your dentist if you have experienced any of the following symptoms.

Tooth pain or swelling – If you are suffering from tooth pain, this could be due to a decayed or damaged tooth. A severely decayed tooth is a cause for concern as it can lead to infection and eventually extraction.

Swollen gums – Swollen or sensitive gums are an indication of gum diseases. Gum disease is treatable but should be addressed as soon as possible.

A mouth injury– An injured gum or tooth can cause damage to your tooth’s root. Furthermore, damaged teeth are fast to decay as food particles get lodged inside their holes/cracks. A dentist will monitor an injured tooth or cover it with a crown/veneer, which will help maintain its appearance while improving its strength.

White spots – White spots on your teeth are the first signs of decay. Your dentist can explain how you can improve your oral habits to prevent further decay. If you see white spots on your gums followed by pain, visit a dentist immediately as it is an indication of an infection.

Mouth sores – Mouth sores also known as canker sores are ulcers in the mouth. Mouth sores can appear on your gums, lips, cheeks, or tongue. Visit your dentist If your mouth sores often reappear as he could assist with identifying the cause for their recurrence.

Sensitivity – Extreme sensitivity to hot or cold foods could be an indication of a deeper issue. Your dentist will be able to help you reduce tooth sensitivity while identifying the reasons behind it.

Elite Dental Group offers their clients safe, non-intrusive consultations which concentrate on basic oral care, cosmetic dentistry, and oral surgery. Their well-trained team uses modern dental-equipment while offering dental advice that is patient-focused. The clinic is known for its effective, yet gentle tooth whitening procedures that have helped clients achieve the perfect smile. If you have any questions regarding your oral health, contact Elite Dental Group for your next dental exam.