Waiting too long between check-ups can have a detrimental effect not only on your oral health, but on your overall health as well.The following article by Smile Perfection in Bulimba and Aspley explains the different signs that generally point to the need for a check-up and how ignoring them could potentially lead to far worse health issues down the track.
How you can tell it’s timeIf you have ever been to the dentist before, it’s likely they have told you that you should be coming back every 6 months so they can check the health of your smile. Here are a few tell-tale signs that it’s time for your appointment:
- Discolouration in-between or on top of the teeth
- Bleeding or swollen gums
- Consistent bad breath
- Tooth sensitivity
- Loose or wobbly teeth