If you are planning a trip this summer, you’ve probably spent a lot of time making sure that you’re prepared for anything. However, have you thought about whether your family’s oral health is as good as it needs to be?
If you have a trip coming up, you might consider taking your family to the dentist beforehand. Here’s why getting a checkup before you go is a good idea.
Preventing Potential Problems
Sometimes it may feel like dental emergencies can strike at any time, but the truth is that most toothaches are a consequence of long-standing oral health problems. These are the sorts of things that a dentist could find at a routine checkup.
When you’re on vacation, the last thing that you want is to have to rush to the dentist’s office to deal with a toothache. By taking care of that beforehand, you can protect yourself and your family from a lot of pain and headaches.
Use the Time you Have
Getting your family to the dentist can be a challenge, especially if you have to balance taking kids out of school with taking off time from work. If your family is taking time off for summer vacation, that gives you the perfect opportunity to get routine care out of the way in the most convenient way possible.
Make the Best Impression
One of the best parts about visiting a new place is the ability to meet new people. If you want to make the best impression possible, having a straight-from-the-dentist clean smile can give you the confidence to put yourself out there.
If you’re trying to enjoy your summer vacation to the fullest, your dentist can help you to do that. See them before you leave, and they’ll put you on the right track for your summer vacation.
About the Author
Dr. Tristan Parry loves nothing more than being able to mix art and science to give people beautiful, healthy smiles. He knows that your teeth are very personal to you, which is why he gets to know every patient as an individual. Dr. Parry received his degree from Ohio State University, and has remained dedicated to continuing his education since. He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, a distinction earned by less than 7% of dentists in the US.
If you have any questions about preventive dentistry, we can be reached at our website or by phone at (336) 728-6153.