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Overall and Oral Health are you Paying Attention

Overall and Oral Health are you Paying Attention

Overall and Oral Health are you Paying Attention

If your smile isn’t inspiring you or any of your potential bosses consider cosmetic dentistry. Firstly, it can help your self-esteem. Secondly, it is better for overall and oral health.

According to your dentist’s in Richmond healthy smiles boost confidence but also help you stay healthier over time.

Overall and Oral Health

If you follow the Inspired Smiles dental blog you will remember the connection between oral and overall healthy is real.

In fact, studies show that more and more people suffering from heart disease and stroke also have periodontitis.

Also known as periodontal disease it is the second stage, gingivitis is the first, and also the most serious. In fact, people who leave it untreated will often lose teeth or worse.

If you ignore the connection between overall and oral healthy you too could be in the high risk category when it comes to systemic disease, COPD, respiratory issues and more.

People who are being treated for periodontitis must commit to more thorough deep cleanings as well as at home personal hygiene.

Cancer Screenings and Oral Health

Dr. Victoria Yeager and Dr. Daniel Yeager are committed to helping you keep your teeth and gums healthy with professional cleanings that also include oral cancer screenings.

Most people have no idea that dentists are usually the first to know if something isn’t right in the oral cavity.

During an oral cancer screening, Inspired Smiles checks for lumps, bumps, lesions, sores and red or white patches.

If anything is discovered Dr. Daniel Yeager and Dr. Victoria Yeager will take a biopsy. This biopsy is sent to a lab for further investigation.

Thorough Dental Checkups

While dental checkups are crucial along with professional cleanings. Dental restoration checkups for oral health are just as imperative.

If you have old silver amalgam fillings, old being more than 5 years, you must have them inspected.

Inspired Smiles checks for cracks, chips and leaks as these issues lead to additional decay in the same tooth and the surrounding teeth.

It is quite possible to have more cavities in a tooth that has already been repaired. This is what makes regular restoration checkups so important.

Don’t be surprised if your dentist detects more than one cavity under an old silver amalgam filing.

If this happens restoration removal is always the best option replacing the space with a biocompatible dental material that feels and looks better than old silver fillings.

Practice Good Oral Health with Checkups

If you haven’t been to the dentist in some time or are having teeth and gum issues, schedule an appointment with Inspired Smiles.

Having good oral health makes all the difference in the world. Schedule your appointment today.