How often should you see your dentist?

MOH encourages patients to discuss the recommended frequency of dental check-ups with their dentists, as regular dental check-ups allow early detection of dental problems.
MOH encourages patients to discuss the recommended frequency of dental check-ups with their dentists, as regular dental check-ups allow early detection of dental problems.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - For the longest time, we have been told that the best way to keep our teeth in tiptop condition is to go for twice-a-year dental check-ups, but this has changed.

Although this advice remains common, there are now dentists who advise less frequent visits for those who have good oral health. Those who have dental diseases will clearly need to visit more often.

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