Reasons why you should visit your dentist regularly.

Our friendly dental team at Whitfords Dental Centre would like to remind our valued existing patients and their loved ones that it is very important to know that your dentist plays a significant role in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. 


Whether it is our dental clinic Whitfords Dental Centre or other dental clinics near you, in order to maintain your optimal oral health and hygiene including those of your loved ones, you and your family should visit your dental hygienist or dentist at least twice a year.  Here are the very important reasons why:

  • Plaque/calculus and cavities
  • Oral cancer detection and treatment
  • Gum disease
  • Keeping Bad habits in check


Now let’s talk about them one by one in more detail.

Reasons why you should visit your dentist regularly


1. Plaque/calculus and cavities

No matter if you brush daily or floss, there are still going to be areas of the mouth where your toothbrush cannot reach.  It leads to the building of plaque, this plaque eventually turns into calculus, which is hard to get rid of without the help of your friendly professional Dentists or Hygienists.

If you do not go for your regular oral check-ups, the calculus can attack your teeth and can create holes in them, which are also called cavities. You can rarely detect signs of cavities as they form.  Once the tooth is decayed, it can lead to severe problems and even major dental anxieties. It can be avoided with regular hygiene appointments, which can be way more affordable than getting a filling.

Plaque/calculus and cavities


2. Oral Cancer Detection and Treatment

Oral cancer is hazardous, and when not diagnosed on time can quickly progress and become life-threatening. Fortunately, cancer which is diagnosed in its early stage can be easily countered, thanks to dentists.  Our dentists at Whitfords Dental Centre are highly trained to recognize the symptoms of the disease and other oral abnormalities.

Diagnosis of oral cancers in their early stages, plays a crucial role in successfully treating it. If you visit our dentists at Whitfords Dental Centre at least twice a year, you can prevent yourself from oral diseases.

Oral Cancer Detection and Treatment


3. Gum Disease

Plaque, calculus,  and certain dietary habits not only can cause tooth decay but may lead to gum disease.  Calculus  build-up also causes several oral infections like gingivitis, which can recede the gum supporting your tooth/teeth. 

Once this stage reaches, it is known to be called gum disease, and to counter it dentists or specialists may have to do surgery, deep cleaning or provide medication to the affected areas. To avoid all this, our dentists or hygienists at Whitfords Dental Centre can perform regular hygiene appointments to maintain your teeth and gums, which will greatly help catch and treat gingivitis before the condition worsens.

Gum Disease


4. Keeping Bad Habits in Check

There are many bad habits which can cause oral health issues. These habits can include drinking coffee and red wine, chewing ice, biting your nails, grinding your teeth, eating sweets, smoking and many more. 

By visiting our clinic regularly, our dentists will be able to inform you about specific bad habits. To prevent any further damages, you can alter or change your lifestyle, which will allow you to achieve optimal oral health.

You can always visit our dentists at Whitfords Dental Centre, located at Suite A5, Ground Floor 32 Endeavour Road Hillarys WA 6025

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You can also reach us at this number (08) 6244 1730 or book online by clicking here.


Our friendly dental team at Whitfords Dental Centre are available 6 days a week to take care and maintain your happy & healthy smile.


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