These Are The Times You Should Visit Your Dentist

February 4, 2020

It is common knowledge that you should visit your Lake Orion, MI, dentist at least two times a year. These regular checkups and cleanings go a long way in helping maintain your oral health. When you visit us, we listen to any concerns or questions you have about your teeth and gums and can provide the proper treatment for issues that arise. There may be other times you need to see us, though, outside of your regular appointments. And when would those be? Today’s blog post will answer the question of .

You Are In Pain Or Your Gums Are Tender

Visit us immediately whenever you have pain relating to your teeth. A toothache could be a sign of something more serious. After determining what is causing the pain, we may treat it with a root canal procedure, filling, or a dental crown. And if your gums are red, tender, or swollen, you should make an appointment with us so we can check for gingivitis. This first stage of .  

You Avoid Smiling

Maybe you have stains on your teeth. Or perhaps you are , so you are embarrassed to smile. If these apply to you, we can help with treatments, such as teeth whitening and dental implants. These procedures will get you back to smiling in no time. 

You Recently Had Dental Work Done

You may have visited us in the past to be fitted for things like . To make sure these items are continuing to work properly, we suggest making regular appointments with us so that we can address any issues with them quickly and efficiently. 

You Are Having A Difficult Time Eating Or Chewing

You should always be able to eat or chew your food without difficulty. However, if it is causing you pain, then come see us so that we can investigate the issue. While you wait to see us, we recommend that you make soft foods more a part of your diet. 

Your Jaw Hurts Or Your Mouth Has Sores

If it hurts to , or if it pops while it is moving, then check in with us. This could be caused by an uneven bite or another issue. Also, if you notice any spots or sores in your mouth, please make an appointment with us. They could be the sign of an infection, irritation, or disorder. We can help determine their cause.

Schedule A Consultation With Us

We are here to help you anytime you have issues relating to your oral health. To , call Lake Orion Family Dentistry in Lake Orion, MI, today at 248-693-6213.

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General Dentistry

General dental care provides preventive services along with feedback about your oral health. We provide important oral health reviews for patients of all ages.

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Advanced Dentistry

The right solution for an active oral health issue can give you more confidence in your smile along with the support to bite and chew comfortably.

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Children’s Dentistry

We strive to make every visit comfortable for the kids who depend on us, and we provide reviews and protection that helps you keep them safe from oral health threats.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

We offer conservative, lasting solutions to the flaws that rob people of confidence in the way they look when they speak and smile.