Every January a new barrage of resolutions are made, people find energy and hope and become determined to make changes that will make their life better. A good percentage of these resolutions will revolve around health and fitness with gym membership being top of the list for many people. However, there is one colossal health resolution that tends to get overlooked, and it is harder to put right when things go wrong, so how about making joining a dentist this year your resolution.
Dental Health Matters
Over the last decade, there has been a shift in dental care, with NHS dentists changing fees and still being oversubscribed and hard to get places at. Across Carfin and Glasgow, more people are choosing to stay away from the chair, and aside from not being able to find a dentist, the other top reasons are the costs and dental phobia. Sadly, poor dental hygiene can cause a myriad of health problem not limited to your mouth and teeth, so it is worth making a change this year and signing up to a dentist near you.
Fear of Smiling?
Dental phobia is real, we know that, and all across the world people with access to dentistry choose to say away because they are scared, so residents of Bishopton and Dargavel are certainly not alone. However, neglected teeth can rot, ending up with cavities and in many cases with the best will in the world cannot be saved. Dentists and nurses are there to help you not cause fear and take the time to put your mind at ease because we know the fear of the chair is not as bad as being too scared to smile ever again thanks to missing teeth and dentures.
Fear of the Bill
The cost of dentistry is not as bad as many people think, but it seems to be a sticking point for many people. The average gym membership is £30-50 a month, and yet each year thousands sign up, go a few times and watch as that money is taken every thirty days as they resolve to do better next month. Imagine if instead of paying for a wasted gym membership, you saved money for a trip to the dentist, with guaranteed results. A healthier a mouth, gums and teeth with less chance of needing root canals, fillings and extractions.
Fear of Health Problems
As dentists we have one more fear, that we carry for you. Poor dental hygiene can lead to many health problems including, in rare cases, heart complications. Cleaning your teeth well, looking after your gums and having regular check-ups means your mouth will be healthy and not be the cause of any other issues in the body. Any new problems can be resolved quickly and will generally result in less treatment than if they are left to decay. If you want to find out more about joining a dentist this new year have a look at our website or give us a call, we would be delighted to meet you.