Common Dental Problems

When you experience oral discomfort, it can be easy to assume that something is very wrong because problems in the mouth are conspicuous and hard to work around. They affect eating and talking quite a bit, not to mention various aspects of your social interactions both personally and professionally. Many patients bring common dental issues to their Green Bay dentists. At Oral Health Associates, our dentists work with patients to help them understand common oral health issues and work around them. When you make an appointment with doctors Mark Glime, Brain Koch, Robert Wetzel, or Adam Koch, you will get the advice you need.

Problems You Can Prevent

Many of the common oral health issues patients bring to us are preventable with the right home strategy and regular dental cleanings at our office. Those common dental issues include:

Prevent and General Care Tips for Common Oral Health Problems

Some patients will have an easier time with prevention than others, due to genetic and lifestyle factors, but our dentists can help you keep your smile in the best possible condition, even if you find oral hygiene challenging. Here are some tips for preventing or reducing your risk of common oral health issues that our Green Bay family dentists recommend

  • Brush your teeth at least twice a day
  • Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months
  • Avoid smoking and tobacco
  • Schedule regular checkups and cleanings with your dentist
  • Floss at least once a day
  • Schedule treatment quickly when you first notice any common dental issues
  • Quickly replace any missing teeth
  • Drink water and avoid sugary drinks
  • Use antibacterial mouthwashes regularly

Other Common Dental Problems

Some common oral health issues just can’t be prevented, including some of the above for those with rare genetic predispositions to them. For most other people, these are the problems that can crop up whether or not you are careful about prevention. Your Green Bay family dentist can help you treat these problems.

Treating these issues promptly will minimize their impact on your health and comfort. Ignoring them may have profound effects on not only your oral health but your overall health as well.

Get Started With Prevention Today

Treating these issues promptly will minimize their impact on your health and comfort. Ignoring them may have profound effects on not only your oral health but your overall health as well.