1. Twice a year for a regular check-up.
However well one maintains the oral hygiene it is a must to get the oral cavity checked and verified if it’s caries-free.
It’s good to prevent decay than to later cure one.
2. If you have any active pain, sensitivity or difficulty in chewing.
Active pain or harsh sensations in the mouth during consumption of hot and cold stuff avoiding to chew from the affected side are all signs of an active decay or wear process.
The pain usually comes in at a later stage of damage so its best to not wait till it pains.
3. If you have multiple fillings, caps, bridges, implants or dentures
When the caries index is very high and when a huge number of teeth are treated its imp to get them regularly evaluated
This is the most common sign of inflamed, infected gums .getting the cleanup and thorough curettage done is must to avoid further infection spread
5. Yellow teeth, spacing, and malalignment
A cosmetic smile makeover is very widely talked about topic today.
So smile is the best makeup to be worn if one feels that one is hiding his / her smile or not happy with the shape, shade size, etc its time for some cosmetic smile makeover.
6. Patient with existing medical conditions
Patients having diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, low immunity are even more prone to dental issues.
Pregnancy can at times complicate a lot of dental issues and can also give rise to pregnancy-induced gingivitis hence a visit is a must.
8. Recurrent sores or ulcers in the mouth
Any sore in the mouth which does not look normal and is recurrently lasting for long need s to be examined by the dentist
10. Jaw pain.
If you experience jaw pain while opening and closing of the jaw, clicking in the jaw, etc a dental visit is a must.