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Halloween is upon us filling our homes with favorite sugary sweets threatening cavities and gum disease in its wake. Your dentist here at Pennyrile Family Dentistry in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, cares for your oral health, and wants to help you win the fight against the sugar invasion this holiday. That is why, our team is here to remind you of the importance of receiving regular dental checkups.

Dental cleanings are vital to your oral health. One of the reasons they are so important is because dentists can remove stubborn plaque and tartar from your teeth. Plaque and tartar cause harmful bacteria, and when left untreated you could suffer from cavities and gum disease, which could lead to tooth loss and other serious oral health problems.

Another reason to regularly visit your dentist is for a check for oral cancer. In each dental screening, your dentist will be checking for other potential threats to your oral health, and cancer could be a serious threat. This is also a great chance to catch cavities and have them repaired before the cavities becomes too big resulting in the loss of a tooth.

As you can see, there is so many reasons to come and see your friendly dentist. Our staff here at Pennyrile Family Dentistry in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, is always happy to keep your smile beautiful and healthy. So, prepare for this sugar invasion and protect your smile today by calling 270-632-6404.