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When Is the Best Time to Start Dental Goals?

Posted on 9/25/2018 by Matt Aldridge DDS
When Is the Best Time to Start Dental Goals?Do you have dental goals? Some people want to have perfectly straight teeth, while others want to get rid of embarrassing stains. Some people want to have broken teeth replaced or get a dental implant to replace a lost tooth.

Others realize that their dental health has degraded and want to improve it. We see patients like this all the time, and we work with them to create a plan to get their dental health back on track.

So, when should you come see us to discuss your dental goals? Any time you want! The sooner you start working on meeting your dental goals, the better your overall dental health will be.

You Can Start Small

You can begin working towards your dental goals on your own at any time you want. Simply make the commitment to brush several times a day and floss regularly. It's something small, but you'd be surprised how much brushing actually does for your teeth, gums, and mouth. Limiting the amount of sugar you consume every day will also help your teeth and your overall health.

Commit to a Cleaning Twice a Year

Another easy way of working towards your dental goals is to commit to seeing us twice a year for a cleaning. It doesn't take that much time, and it can do wonders for your overall dental health. These cleanings also give us a chance to inspect your teeth, gums, and mouth for other problems. If we catch them early, we can deal with them before they become major issues.

Get Started Today

So, what are you waiting for? If you have a dental goal in mind, there's no time like the present to start working towards it. Even if you can't make an appointment right away, you can commit to brushing and flossing regularly. Once you do have the time, call us so we can get you in as soon as possible.
Matthew Aldridge, DMD
Dr. Aldridge takes pride in providing the best dental care and service for his patients. He is also committed to continuing education classes in order to provide new and updated techniques.
Dr. Aldridge completes triple the required CE credits annually. He has invested a great deal of time toward training, including removal of wisdom teeth, dental implants, traditional orthodontics, Invisalign®, Six Month Smiles, and TMJ therapy.

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