But the truth is this is not the case since they are actually making a living because of our stubbornness and laziness to follow their advices.
Dentists advising us on how to properly care for our teeth and gums would only benefit us and could actually:
Save Us from Painful (Not to Mention Expensive) Dental Problems in the Future
One of the ways following the dentist’s advice could benefit us is that we are saving ourselves from painful and expensive dental problems in the future. During our check-ups, dentists could already foresee which of our tooth could need extraction soon or which one could need dental filling if we would not stop eating sweets and forgetting to brush our teeth immediately after.
They would also be able to tell us that plaque and tartar build-up would cause us more than the routinary dental cleaning if we don’t go and book for one every 6 months. If you follow all the advice your Richmond dentist gives you, these visits would be less frequent.
Aid Us with Related Issues
We visit dentists because of some dental issues that we might already and currently experiencing. Sure, the dentist would treat and help us with these issues but they could also look and aid us with other related complications since we are already there. These related issues might not necessarily be in need of immediate treatment or for us to undergo any procedure that we are not yet prepared for but they could give us consultation on how we could prevent these related issues to be causes of concern in the future.
Sometimes, you might even be surprised that some of the health issues you are facing are related to your dental health and you would not know about them if you haven’t been visiting your dentist and following their advices regarding proper oral hygiene.
Give Us Peace of Mind
There are those people who are more afraid of dentists than doctors because there are dental procedures that are more painful than being prodded with a stethoscope or blood being drawn. If you don’t want to experience any painful dental procedures, follow all the advices of your dentist on how to properly care for your teeth and gums. These advices might not even be difficult to follow but just time-consuming.
People with dental problems are having a hard time smiling literally and figuratively. It might be the least important reason for you to follow your dentist’s advice but it could seriously affect your self-confidence if you could not smile and bare your pearly whites whenever someone says “cheese”.