Posted on Sep 17, 2018
The short answer to this question is, yes! In fact, the Academy of General Dentistry has found that men are much more likely than women to neglect visiting the dentist every six months for a dental cleaning and exam. Most American men admit that they only visit the dentist when they have a toothache. Here at Severance Dental, we want to encourage our male patients to keep these regular appointments so that we can help them avoid dental problems altogether!
Even if you have a stellar at-home oral hygiene routine in place, there are still things that you might be missing. For example, if plaque is allowed to build up in a hard-to-reach area, it may develop into tartar, which can only be removed by a professional dental cleaning. Additionally, a checkup can allow Dr. Josh Kelly to spot any potential problems before they have a chance to cause damage.
It’s been found that men are at an increased risk for:
Here at Severance Dental, it’s important to us that all of our patients have healthy smiles that they’re proud to show off. If you’re experiencing a dental problem or if you just need to schedule a regular dental cleaning and exam, please contact our Severance, Colorado family dental office today.