We all lead extremely busy lives, and we tend to forget about things that we don’t see as urgent. Unfortunately, dental appointments are one of these things, because for the most part our mouths, teeth, gums, and tongue are out of sight and therefore out of mind. We often only realise that it’s time for a visit when what as a simple problem has advanced into a more serious one. To prevent future problems from developing and existing ones from worsening here’s exactly when you should be visiting your dentist.
You’re lying still in a chair and can’t move. There’s loud drilling and whirring all around you. Someone has multiple tools in your mouth, and they’re painfully pulling and yanking and all the while, you can’t even speak. Has a sadistic torturer kidnapped you? No, you did this to yourself. After all, this is what dental appointments are like, right?
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