5 Reasons To Schedule A Dental Cleaning Today

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At Dr. Howard Kessner General, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry in North Dallas, we like to see our patients twice a year. Ever wonder why? Well, here are five very good reasons!

1. Protect Your Gums

It’s not only acute tooth decay that can damage a tooth until it is beyond saving. Gum disease that leads to bone loss is just as detrimental. Gum disease is caused by a buildup of plaque that creates pockets of infection between the gums and tooth roots. This leads to periodontitis, gum recession, and eventual bone loss. A professional cleaning eliminates the plaque before it can cause the gums to loosen.

2. Prevent Cavities

Even if you brush and floss your teeth morning and night, plaque can build up. We have many patients who are dutiful brushers but are surprised when our hygienist discovers plaque on their teeth.

3. Check for Oral Cancer

The Oral Cancer Foundation relates this unfortunate news: oral cancer claims one life approximately every hour—that’s 48,250 deaths a year.

4. Oral Health and Overall Health Go Hand in Hand

Your mouth is not a separate entity from the rest of the body, but many men and women treat it that way. Some get regular preventative services for physical conditions but miss their teeth. We’ve often wondered about this disconnect. Did you know that there is compelling evidence to suggest that the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes increases with poor oral health? Besides, your lifestyle is dramatically affected when you have tooth pain, tooth loss, gum disease, or dentures.

5. It May Be Free

Many dental insurance plans cover semiannual dental cleanings. Even if you don’t have dental insurance, cleanings are one of the most affordable ways to keep prime oral health.

At Dr. Howard Kessner General, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry in North Dallas, services include teeth whitening, and free second opinions. Make an appointment with us today.

Contact Dr. Howard Kessner Family and Cosmetic Dentistry:

972-248-8525

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

7522 Campbell Rd #120
Dallas, Texas
75248

 

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Dallas dentist Dr. Howard Kessner has been providing exceptional cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, general dentistry and so much more for more than 45 years to patients in and around the Dallas, Texas area. He also offers free second opinions to anyone facing major dental procedures. Located near the Prestonwood neighborhood, he serves patients from all over the DFW Metroplex including the communities of North Dallas, Richardson, and Plano, TX, students and faculty from the University of Texas Dallas and zip codes 75080, 75093, 75248, 75252 and 75287. https://www.drkessner.com/

7522 Campbell Rd Ste 120
Dallas, TX 75248
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