All things being equal, you should see the dentist twice a year for your routine appointments. Those visits give the dentist the chance to clean your teeth, and check them for cavities, gum disease and other problems. In some cases, Dr. Adler and Dr. Berson may want to see you more often if you have a condition that they want to monitor. Of course, if you develop a toothache or have an injury to your mouth, you will plan on visiting Riverdale Oral Health and Implant Center. But there are other times you should speak with your dentists.
For example, any time you discover a change in the color, texture, taste or smell of any part of your mouth, you should make an appointment to see the dentist. If you feel numbness or pain in any part of your mouth, no matter how minor, your dentists should know.
Beyond those issues, you should talk with your dentists if you are diagnosed with a disease or condition, such as diabetes. Your dentists should know if you start a new medication, and you should also talk with your dentists if you are pregnant, think that you might be, or are planning on having a baby. In short, your dentists should know your medical history and have the contact information for our primary care physician.
If you have a concern about your oral health, or if it is just time for your regular cleaning and exam, we have a chair for you! If you would like to make an appointment in Riverdale, New York, you can call 718-548-3353 today.