Reasons Why You Need to Visit the Dentist on a Regular Basis
1. Helps prevent major oral issues
If your teeth go unchecked for so long, there is a possibility you could have a major oral issue forming, such as:
- Oral cancer
- Dental cavities
- Tooth loss
- Bacteria or viral infections
2. To keep your teeth clean
Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day helps to keep your teeth clean, but having a dental professional clean your teeth every 6 months or so is good idea. A dentist can show you the proper way to clean your teeth and perhaps help you to get those spots you have been missing.
3. Gives support on keeping your bad oral habits in check
There are many bad habits that people can tend to have when it comes to their oral health, including:
- Chewing ice
- Grinding your teeth
- Eating hard sweets
- Drinking red wine
- Drinking coffee
- Biting your nails
These bad habits can lead to bigger issues. If you visit a dentist on a regular basis, the dentist can help treat those issues for you.
Our Richland Dental Center offers family dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and dentures/restorative services. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Our Richland Dental Center is located at 304 W. Washington Ave. in Richland, MO. We have 3 oral health providers including Shayna Mattox, DDS, Evan Reynolds, DDS, and Kyle Shull, DDS.
Dr. Mattox is part of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Mattox enjoys spending free time at the lake boating, water skiing and relaxing with Dustin and their German Shepherd rescue, Sophie. Dr. Reynolds is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry as well as a member of the Central Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association and American Dental Association and has a professional working proficiency in Spanish. Dr. Shull loves helping his patients with all their dental needs, from getting out of pain to improving their smile. He enjoys treating people of all ages, from children to adults.
Each of our dental providers enjoy what they do. Bringing more shining smiles to the Lake of the Ozarks area is their goal. To schedule an appointment with one of our dental providers in Richland, MO, call 573-765-2510.
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