Flossing and brushing your teeth at least three times a day plays a vital role in good oral health. However, some stubborn plaque in the gum line can only be removed through professional cleaning. That’s why it’s recommended that you visit your dentist at least every six months.
Apart from teeth cleaning, there are also plenty of other reasons to set an appointment with a dental care provider. Here are some of them:
Catch Minor Dental Issues Before They Get Worse
Most people tend to ignore or neglect the persisting dental issues they are experiencing, such as swollen gums or buildup of cavities. And the only time that they actually visit the dentist is when they are already in serious pain.
On the contrary, a lot of minor dental issues can be spotted during regular dental checkups. Early diagnosis can help in treating …
With the continuous rise in the number of people getting infected with the coronavirus worldwide, researchers, medical practitioners, government officials, and many other groups have been trying to look for a way to stop the spread of the virus. Lockdowns and social distancing have been implemented, and the wearing of face masks or face shields has become a requirement. Along with these, COVID-19 testing was also conducted.
As of today, some have created vaccines for COVID-19. The US Food and Drug Administration or FDA has granted Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on December 11. The vaccine is said to be safe and effective based on the clinical trials conducted. However, many people still doubt and are unsure about whether to get vaccinated or not.
In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC have also said that the vaccine may not …