When Was Your Last Dental Appointment?

Why regular visits to your dentist in Parsippany, NJ are important to your smile.

Do you remember when your last dental appointment was? If not, it could be a sign it’s time to visit your dentist. Regular dental appointments keep your smile healthy and beautiful. Dr. Marco Fernandez at Advanced Family Dentistry in Parsippany, NJ can help you and your smile.

Did you know that when you have a healthy mouth, it also helps your body stay healthy? In fact, a healthy mouth lowers your risk of heart disease, having a stroke, and suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Mayo Clinic.

Visiting your dentist regularly can help you enjoy a healthy smile. Dental visits are recommended every six to twelve months, and can help prevent:

  • Tooth decay
  • A dental abscess
  • Oral cancer

During your dental visit your dentist will do a comprehensive dental examination, including x-rays, document any potential dental problems, and make a treatment plan designed to maintain your healthy smile.

Visiting your dental hygienist regularly can help you enjoy a beautiful smile. Dental hygiene visits are recommended every six to twelve months for a generally healthy mouth, or every three to four months if you have periodontal disease. Dental hygiene visits can help prevent:

  • Gum disease
  • Bone loss
  • Periodontal disease

During your dental hygiene visit, your dental hygienist will remove both soft deposits (plaque) and hard deposits (calculus) and polish your teeth to remove stains. You can also learn about all of the latest techniques, tools, and information to prevent dental issues between visits.

When you visit your dentist, it is an excellent time to consider cosmetic dentistry to enhance the beauty of your smile. Dr. Fernandez offers a wide range of cosmetic services including teeth whitening, cosmetic bonding, and porcelain veneers to improve the appearance of your smile.

To find out more about the preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry services available call Dr. Marco Fernandez of Advanced Family Dentistry in Parsippany, NJ at (973) 263-7300. Call today.

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  • "The office staff are very nice and friendly. The hygienist (Karen) did a great job like always. She is very gentle and kept me relaxed during the treatment process."
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