You may sometimes feel that there’s grey area when you’re trying to decide whether to call us to schedule a visit with your local dentist. Should you stay home and wait an issue out, you wonder? Or, should you err on the side of caution and come in to see our Ankeny, IA team just as soon as possible? While we trust you to make your best decision, we also remind you of some instances in which you really always should contact us for a visit!
Our team reminds you that pain is so often an indicator that you need professional dental care that when it happens, it’s always a good idea to come in to see your local dentist. Of course, if you accidentally scratch your gum with a potato chip but all is fine, then no problem. However, if you deal with tooth pain, pain from an injury, or any type of discomfort that persists but you cannot explain or that you think requires care, come in! Schedule a dental checkup always to be on the safe side with your smile.
If you see gum inflammation, then you want to come in to see your local dentist. This is because, though there are multiple potential causes of gum inflammation, it is often a sign of gum disease. Remember that this issue requires attention because when you neglect it, the disease can become aggressive and can lead to serious damage to your oral tissues. On the other hand, when you visit us for required care, we can reverse or at the very least manage the problem, so your smile is on track again.
Again, if you notice that you have bleeding gums, this is often a very clear sign of gingivitis. You don’t want to ignore this. You want instead to bring it to your local dentist’s attention, so you can say goodbye to future problems and hello to regaining your oral health.
When you accidentally damage your tooth, you don’t want to pretend everything is okay or try to get by. Instead, you want to visit your local dentist ASAP. Damage can lead to further damage, it opens your smile up to infection, and you can end up dealing with much bigger problems as a result. Or, you can receive restorative care and the problem is gone!
Come In For A Visit With Your Local Dentist
Take time to call us and to come in to meet with your local dentist and team when something isn’t as it usually is with your smile. Remember that we are here to offer the complete dental care you need. Visit us for a dental checkup in Ankeny, IA by contacting Dental Impressions to schedule a visit at (515) 965-0230.