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Why Does It Matter If I Schedule a Dental Checkup Early in the Year?

January 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — ridgepointdent @ 6:58 pm
Patient at dental checkup

Early on in 2022, you might be wondering what the rest of the year has in store for you. There are some things that make a lot of sense to get done before the winter season passes by. You may not have considered it, but a dental checkup is one of those activities. Keep reading to learn from your dentist in Keller some reasons why taking care of that cleaning and exam early in the year is a smooth move financially.

Start Your Year off on the Right Foot

You probably aren’t wanting to risk dental issues later in the year. After all the delicious food that you had over the holidays, it is probably time that you have your teeth checked out. If your dentist finds any small issues now, like tooth decay or gingivitis, it can be treated before becoming more serious.

Having a small filling now can help you to avoid the need for a root canal in the future. Few things can ruin exciting plans faster than an agonizing toothache. There is no reason to carry on with a smile that’s anything other than healthy.

Makes Sense to Maximize Your Benefits

Millions of Americans have dental insurance through their job or other means. If you have dental insurance, you probably already know that your benefits renew at the beginning of the calendar year. This means that you are once again responsible for paying your annual deductible.

By going to your dental office now, you can get this payment over with so that you don’t need to worry about it until next year. This is great if you have multiple dependents on your insurance plan. You don’t want to end up with any unnecessary surprises later in the year.

Lock In an Appointment When Possible

Isn’t it nice to have all those empty spaces in your planner? So much time to yourself. However, you know that it is too good to be true. Soon enough, you will have all sorts of events, meetings, and other appointments. Your dentist’s schedule is filling up quickly, too. If you want to choose an appointment time that fits best into your schedule, you should call now.

Sure, it’s easy to put things off until next month, but when acting now can benefit your oral health and your bank account, it makes sense to pull the proverbial trigger on securing that dental visit. Your dentist in Keller is ready to help ensure your smile is stellar for the rest of 2022!

About the Author

Dr. Sweeta Walia earned her dental doctorate at Nova Southeastern University. She has become a Master of Implant Prosthesis through Hiossen International Implant Training and is certified in orthodontics and Lumineers. Dr. Walia’s oldest daughter has a college degree in finance, so she’d likely see the value in making that dentist appointment sooner rather than later this year. When you are ready to schedule a cleaning and exam, you can do so on her website or by calling (817) 952-8100.

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