When to visit a dentist

When to visit a dentist

Sr. No. My Oral health condition Characteristics
1. I have pain in my mouth. Do not ignore any pain in your mouth or jaw, it can be a cavity, abscess or impacted tooth. Visit dentist right away to get your treatment done
2. My gums are swollen or bleed during brushing or flossing You may have gum disease, see your dentist for diagnosis and treatment
3 I try to hide my smile If you feel you have yellow teeth or if having any missing teeth; don’t feel shy and visit dentist to address your problem
4 I had a recent dental treatment After you done with your treatment like fillings, crowns or denture; visit your dentist to ensure everything is in shape.
5 I am suffering from medical problem (diabetes, heart disease) or going through medical treatment (chemotherapy, radiotherapy) Make dentist also part of your doctor’s team if you have any medical problem
6. I am pregnant It’s safe to visit the dentist if you are pregnant so don’t miss your regular check up
7 I face difficulty while eating my food See your dentist if you find difficulty in chewing or swallowing.
8 I have dry mouth Continuous feeling of dry mouth could be the sign of a medical problem. Visit the dentist to get your checkup done
9 I consume tobacco (smoking or chewing) Consumption of tobacco in any form is injurious to your health. Consult your dentist to get away from this habit
10 I have pain in my jaw See your dentist if you feel pain or clicking in your jaw while opening or closing your mouth.
11 I have ulcers in my mouth If your ulcer does not heal within 2-3 weeks, consult your dentist immediately
12 I have no problem in my mouth Even if you don’t have any problem in your mouth or teeth, visit your dentist for regular checkups to keep your teeth healthy

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