Oral Health Problems
Oral health problems are an affliction that can be avoided in most cases. But problems that cannot be prevented also occur and that is why it is important to make a regular dentist visit every 6 months. Your dentist will be able to see many potential problems before they start affecting you so that you can get treatment before you have any problems.
If you think you have any oral health problems you should seen a dentist as soon as possible. Many such problems can start off as a minor annoyance but have a tendency to grow until it can cause serious problems that require serious dental treatment. Many of these problems can affect your over all health and not just your oral health. The more damage caused the more expensive and involved the treatment can become and this is not what anybody wants.
Examples of Oral Health Problems include:
- Gum Disease
- Chronic Bad Breath
- Orthodontic Problems
- TMJ Dysfunction
- Tooth Loss
- Dry Mouth
- Canker Sores
One of the most common oral health problems is tooth decay. Areas of decayed tooth, called cavities, can seriously weaken and damage the tooth as well as cause toothache pain. Gum disease is another problem that can start of as mild and become a serious problem. Gum disease can cause ugly swollen and bleeding gums, a receding gum line and it is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. The only thing you can do to prepare for emergencies like a knocked out tooth or chipped tooth is to know what to do when it happens and have a dentist who can offer emergency dental care.
Delaying dental treatment for any oral health problems can be extremely dangerous. The vast majority of such problems do not simply go away. Without treatment these issues simply grow worse and can actually create other health problems. Thie means that treatment becomes more complicated, time-consuming, invasive and expensive. The earlier an issues is treat the less problematic it can be and the simpler it is to treat.Regular check-ups with your dentist can help keep you ahead of any such problems, often before you ever would have noticed them.
If you are looking for a general dentist experienced with treating oral health problems, feel free to give us a call. The Atlanta Dental Group PC has over 45 years combined experience serving Atlanta’s dental needs. Our dentists are dedicated to their patients’ good health and well being. You are welcome to join our family of patients. If you would like to schedule a dental consultation with our Atlanta dentist, Dr. Mark Allan Padolsky, call 404-874-7428 to make an appointment.