A dentist smiles as he and an assistant offer a patient general dentistry servicesOral health is essential to personal well-being. Few facets of your hygiene can have such strong effects on your overall health as your oral and dental hygiene. The health issues present in the mouth can be symptoms of more serious internal health disorders. Therefore, maintaining healthy teeth and gums is a necessary part of a healthy lifestyle. For example, people do cardio, lift weights, and control their eating habits as part of a health and fitness regimen. Think of a brushing and flossing routine as a simple but highly effective part of your regimen. Adopting these dental care habits is a fantastic start, but getting regular general check-ups is still necessary. Zeal Dentistry offers general dentistry services for the entire family to help maintain a healthy mouth and lifestyle.

Zeal’s General Dentistry Services

The first line of defense against oral diseases and uncleanliness is you. The habits you set with daily brushing and flossing can make a world of difference for you. Of course, good dental habits alone aren’t always enough. Regular check-ups with your dentist are a crucial part of your dental health. Dentists can see and identify issues you can’t and can assist in a large variety of cases. Not only are our staff members experts in disease prevention, but also in general hygienic and cosmetic care. We offer a full suite of general dentistry services including:

Depending on your dental needs, some or all of these services could be of use to you. Of course, at the very least, regular dental cleanings can help remove plaque buildup in areas you typically miss and keep you at your best. Also, your dentist or dental hygienist can help to find potential cavities or gum diseases before they become significant problems. Zeal Dentistry can also offer a variety of cosmetic dentistry options such as veneers to give you that perfect, white smile. At our state of the art dental office, we can provide patients with a large variety of quality general dental services.

The Importance of Quality Dental Care

The importance of dental care cannot be understated. Maintaining the health and proper functioning of our teeth is essential for everyday tasks like eating and communicating. For example, consider the social importance we place on healthy teeth. When a person has an attractive smile, it can make us much more amicable to them. Alternatively, an unattractive smile can set off a bias we may not even be aware of. Social consequences aside, taking care of your teeth via general dentistry services is vitally important for health reasons. There are a variety of health issues that can arise from improper dental care including:

  • Gum disease (gingivitis)
  • Loss of teeth
  • Bad breath (halitosis)
  • Cavities
  • Abscesses of the mouth or brain

Some of these are very serious health issues that can require immediate medical attention. Abscesses of the brain can be potentially deadly. If you believe you have an infection or disease of the mouth, then contact your doctor immediately. The health of your mouth is not something to ignore. Your mouth is the entryway into the rest of your body, and how you take care of it sets the standard for the rest of your body’s health.

The Zeal Dentistry team has been making the San Francisco area smile for years, and we can help you too. Whether you need intensive dental work or are looking for a checkup and cleaning, Zeal is the place for you. Our general dentistry services are world class. Call us today at 415.792.4771 and let us put a smile on your face!