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Do I Need a Checkup with the Dentist New Braunfels Prefers Twice a Year?

November 16, 2015

woman in dental clinic pleased with her checkup results from the dentist new braunfels residents preferFor many patients, twice annual visits to the dentist are an ingrained habit, but for some, these visits are a dreaded task. The American Dental Association recommends patients visit the dentist every six months, and the Comal Dental team typically makes the same recommendation. However, it’s important to note that, as in all dental care, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for how often patients should visit the dentist. Twice a year seems to be an adequate interval to diagnose and treat even the most detrimental oral health concerns in their early stages. However, patients with chronic gingivitis, smokers, and those with immune compromising illnesses should likely visit the dentist much more frequently to maintain oral health. At Comal Dental, our New Braunfels dentist and team offer patients an opportunity to develop and customize a preventive dentistry treatment plan that meets their unique needs and smile goals.

Benefits of Six Month Dental Checkups and Cleanings

Regular dental checkups and teeth cleanings have numerous benefits. Possibly the most important reason is that patients are able to maintain oral health, and increase the likelihood of keeping their natural teeth for life. Other benefits of regular dental checkups include:

  • Early diagnosis of potentially detrimental oral health concerns
  • Conservative treatment plans due to early diagnosis
  • Reduced risk for the most damaging oral health issues
  • Saved money from more complex dental care required if oral health concerns progress

Checkups at Comal Dental

At Comal Dental, we strive to help dental patients feel comfortable and welcome during every visit. Twice a year dental checkups and teeth cleanings are our opportunity to diagnose and treat oral health concerns at their earliest possible stages. In addition to periodic x-rays, thorough dental examinations, and professional teeth cleanings, our New Braunfels dentist and team provide patients with one-to-one dental consultations, education in at-home oral hygiene, and screenings for tooth decay, gum disease, oral cancer, bruxism (teeth grinding and clenching), and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. Our goal is to offer patients a personalized treatment plan that meets individual needs, budgets, and schedules.

Find out more From Your Family Dentist New Braunfels

If you’re new in town or overdue for a dental checkup, contact the friendly team at Comal Dental. We love to help patients achieve and maintain their optimal level of oral health.

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   Dr. Aaron Haag

Dr. Aaron Haag and his caring, dedicated team offer comprehensive dental care in a unique and relaxing setting. We strive to make your experience in our office as comfortable and productive as possible.

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Dental services for clean, healthy teeth and gums

We believe in offering a wide selection of dental treatments to fix your problem teeth, and to maintain healthy, strong teeth and gums for the long run. From professional, advanced teeth whitening, to restorative dental services like dental implants, we have the dental services you need all under one roof.

Services offered include

  • Cleaning and Prevention
  • Fillings
  • Crowns
  • Veneers
  • Implants
  • Bridges
  • Dentures
  • Root Canals
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Clear Braces
  • Snoring Appliances
  • TMJ therapy
  • Oral Surgery
  • Emergency Visits

Experience Excellent, Personalized Dental Care at Comal Dental

The dental team of Comal Dental are dedicated to professional dental care. You can look forward to compassionate patient care within a relaxing office atmosphere, as we also offer sedation dentistry.

Our comfortable office offers the very best in dental technique and technology – expressly delivered with your total well being in mind. We work as a coordinated team to bring you the best in oral health care.

For your convenience in addition to normal business hours we are open some evenings by appointment only. We also accept most insurance plans, as well as all major credit cards.

We look forward to meeting you and to helping you achieve optimal oral health.

Hours and Location

Monday thru Friday:
8 am - 3 pm
Evenings & Weekends:
By Appointment

2660 Common Street
Suite 102
New Braunfels, TX 78130
P: (830)625-1515