Haven’t Seen The Dentist In Awhile?

Haven't Seen The Dentist In Awhile?Life has a tendency to zoom past us while we are living it. Before we know it, years have gone by and we haven’t kept up with all the things we wanted to. Your teeth are important. Your oral health is important. It is essential for your overall health that you take care of your smile, and part of that care is going to the dentist on a regular basis. However, it is important to remember that no matter how long it has been since your last visit – – embarrassment should not stop you from finally going. Your dental team in Greenville, TX, is here to welcome you without judgment back into the swing of regular visits to your dentist. 

Importance of Finally Going

Some people get trapped into a viscous cycle when it comes to missing dental appointments. You miss one or two checkups and cleanings and then you may start to feel embarrassed. Maybe you ignored a cavity to the point of a toothache? The first thing to realize is that your dentist does not want you to feel shame or embarrassment about your smile. It is common for people to long bits of time without visiting the dentist. However, just because it is common does not mean that it is a thing that you shouldn’t address. Finally going to the dentist can give you a chance to learn about any issues you might have going on or any potential issues you might have warning signs of (you also might get a clean bill of oral health).

What Should You Expect

A dental checkup will typically also include a dental cleaning. If it has been awhile since your last dental cleaning, you may have a sizeable buildup of plaque and tartar. Because of this, it may take longer than usual. Most people that go to the dentist after spending a long time a way feel relieved and better about finally making it in for a visit.

We welcome new patients

Our team is ready to get you back on the train to routine oral healthcare. To schedule a consultation with Smith Family Dentistry in Greenville, TX call us at 903-455-5750. We proudly serve patients from Hunt County, Greenville, Royce City, Sulphur Springs, and all surrounding communities.