A dentist can help you maintain your oral health and prevent problems from arising. However, the holiday season is a time of the year when dental health can fall by the wayside. But don’t let that happen to you! Here are some reasons to still see your dentist in December.
Reduce the risk of cavities and gum disease: During the holidays, more sweets than normal are consumed. This can cause tooth decay, especially in the back teeth, which may not get as much brushing as the front ones. But with routine appointments and cleanings, your teeth can be protected during the holidays.
Protect your teeth from damage: If you play sports or instruments such as the violin, you may be at risk of chipping a tooth. This is why it’s still a good idea to see a dentist in December, even if you can’t get an appointment before the end of the year. They can check and repair any damage caused by playing those musical instruments.
Get ahead of potential issues: The holiday season comes with a lot of stress. Getting regular cleanings and checkups can help reduce this stress by making sure that any problems you have now are addressed and won’t become much worse in the future. By getting ahead, you will also be able to enjoy the holidays without any added worries.
Avoid costly dental procedures next year: Instead of waiting until the new year to start seeing a dentist again, use the holidays as an opportunity to get a head start on any potential issues that might occur in the coming year. Doing so will help you ensure that you won’t have to deal with expensive treatments or procedures in the new year.
It is important to keep these habits up all throughout the year, but it is even more beneficial to see your dentist in December. By scheduling your appointment now, you can help to ensure that your teeth stay healthy during the holiday season. Schedule your next checkup as soon as possible to ensure that your teeth are in good shape for the New Year!
Are you due for a checkup before the year is over? For scheduling your appointments with Ami Desai, D.D.S., please call (408) 946-0777 or visit our office at 440 E Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035. For more information, please contact us at [email protected]