A lot of people have put off going to the dentist at one point or another in their lives. Others are fearful and too nervous to go and see the dentist when they know they have a problem that needs attention. Once a good amount of time has passed, people often feel ashamed about going in to the dentist. They worry their dentist is going to make them feel bad about having waited to come in. Honestly, that is the last thing you need to worry about. Your dentist isn’t going to make you feel bad, but instead, show you how grateful they are that you are there now.
Dentists Will Welcome You Back No Matter How Long It Has Been
When you come in and see your dentist, they are going to welcome you back, and be happy to see you. They may be worried about what happened during your absence, but that does not mean they will shame you at all for not coming in. At worst, they may remind you that no matter what, you can call on them. However, they are going to still be there to help you at that moment in time.
Don’t think that because you haven’t been to the dentist in a long time that you shouldn’t go in now. You should. Dentists not only want to see you every six months, but they also need to. That is the best amount of time between visits to maintain a positive oral health. If you miss that window, maladies can happen and leave you feeling the brunt of the pain.
Go in and see your dentist today, no matter how long it’s been. They will be happy you are there and help you get set up to treat anything that went awry during your time away.
If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please call us today at (530) 206-9211.