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Tooth decay, when untreated, can be damage your oral, and overall health. Without a regular dental checkup and cleaning, your smile will be vulnerable to cavities that can destroy your teeth and lead to gum disease. After a lost tooth, you could suffer from bone loss in your jaw, experience speech difficulties, and even struggle with simple tasks of chewing your food.

That is why it is important to understand the serious damage sugary foods can do to your teeth. Sugar can also damage your body in other ways such as through diabetes, a disease that can also affect your oral health. However, you can protect your smile, teeth, and gums by brushing twice a day and flossing every single day.

By avoiding sweets, you can help your teeth stay healthy and bright for years to come. Its also important to attend your six-month dental cleanings. These dental appointments are essential to finding and correct cavities, and will stop plaque and other bacteria from sweets damaging your teeth.

If you would like to make an appointment or would like your professional dental cleaning, please call us today at 480-830-8946 to set up an appointment. Doctors Kent Stapley and Nathan Kitchen, and their professional dental team at Dr. Kent Stapley & Dr. Nathan Kitchen in Mesa,Arizona, are always willing to help you with any questions or concerns you have pertaining to your oral health care.