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Did you know that cavities can lead to tooth loss, which could lead to gum disease and even bone loss? If not, you are not alone. Thousands of people constantly underestimate the importance of your regular dental checkup. And now, our team here at South Coast Family Dentistry in Coos Bay, Oregon, is here to remind you the importance of dental check-ups, and how they can help you this Halloween season.

Dental cleanings are vital to your oral health. One of the reasons they are so important is because dentists can remove stubborn plaque and tartar from your teeth. Plaque and tartar cause harmful bacteria, and when left untreated you could suffer from cavities and gum disease, which could lead to tooth loss and other serious oral health problems.

Another reason to regularly visit your dentist is for a check for oral cancer. In each dental screening, your dentist will be checking for other potential threats to your oral health, and cancer could be a serious threat. This is also a great chance to catch cavities and have them repaired before the cavities becomes too big resulting in the loss of a tooth.

As you can see, there is so many reasons to come and see your friendly dentist. Our friendly staff is always happy to keep your smile beautiful and healthy during any time of year. So, prepare for this sugar invasion and protect your smile today by calling 541-269-5353.