It’s a new year, which means we all get a fresh start and a clean slate. While we can’t always undo everything that’s been done in the past, we can certainly start now to improve the areas we’ve fallen short. When it comes to caring your smile, would you say you fell short last year? Now is your chance to do better and make your oral heath a priority from this point forward.
Putting your dental health first comes with numerous benefits, including those within your overall health, your appearance and your wallet. Here’s some key reasons why improving your dental care efforts in 2019 is worth it:
To Boost Your Overall Health
If you didn’t know it already, the health of your mouth is closely linked to the health of your body. Not only is your mouth the pathway for harmful substances to enter your body, but there are certain oral health conditions that can become a systemic concern. For instance, untreated gum disease can contribute to heart disease, stroke, diabetes and premature birth.
To Foster A Confident Smile
A confident smile is one that is both healthy and attractive. Whether it is bad breath, stained teeth or chipped teeth, routine dental care can address unwanted issues so that you can smile with the confidence you deserve. The appearance of your smile isn’t always separate from the health and function of your teeth. In many cases, they are intertwined.
To Protect Your Wallet
Upping your dental care game can be the best thing you do this year to save money. Dental treatments, especially restorative ones, can be costly. By giving more attention to your preventive dental care plan, you can avoid procedures like root canals, crowns and dental implants that can drain or disrupt your savings. Most dental problems are avoidable with proper brushing, flossing and routine visits to your dentist.
Ready to make 2019 a great year for your teeth and gums? We promise you won’t regret it, especially as you discover the widespread benefits that excellent dental care offers.
Posted on behalf of Dr. Paul Gilreath IV,