The rising cost of healthcare combined with busy work schedules means that many people are putting regular checkups on the back burner. But the hard truth of the matter is that regular doctors’ visits can mean the difference between life and death.
It is essential that you have regular medical, eye and dental checkups if you want to live a long and healthy life. Doctors are able to spot issues early on as well as offer practical advice on healthy living.
It can be a tricky task knowing how often you should visit the dentist. According to The Journal of Dental Research, the amount of times you visit the dentist depends on your level of risk for periodontal disease. While many say that visits should be made every six months, those with dental problems may need to have their teeth checked more regularly.
Good oral health plays an important role in the overall health of your body. We are happy to help you with our dental services in the best way we can and which you have never experienced.
As a woman ages, the risk of having different diseases will increase, so early screenings for breast and cervical cancers are important.
Regular checkups and communication with your physician can help you live a longer and healthier life. The sooner you catch a progressive, degenerative disease, the more likely you are to treat it effectively and, for this reason, live a better quality of life.
Self-breast exams are important and should take place in between your clinical breast exam.
Clinical breast exams should begin in your 20s and frequency of exams will depend on your risk factors as discussed with your physician. Mammogram testing should begin at age 40 and beyond.
Most women with cervical cancer are diagnosed before their 50’s. About 50% are diagnosed between their late 30’s to mid-50’s.