Have you been consistent with your oral hygiene regimen? If not, you should start right now. Good oral hygiene practiced on a daily basis helps to prevent tooth decay and cavities. Your appointments with your San Diego dentist and professional hygienist at Hurst Dental Care are very important to both your oral and overall general health.
Seeing your San Diego dentist and hygienist at Hurst Dental Care twice a year will help you to prevent dental decay and cavities. Tooth decay is one of the most common causes of toothaches and other oral health. Tooth decay leads to tooth decay and cavities. If you do have a cavities, they need to be fixed with dental fillings as soon as possible so they don’t get worse. By keeping your appointments, our dental team will be able to treat them early. It’s important to make an appointment for an evaluation as soon as any toothache symptoms begin. Toothaches are sign that a cavity or another dental problem is present. It might indicate a cavity or a worse dental health or medical condition. Typical cavity symptoms include pain around the tooth and sensitivity to hot and cold that lingers after eating or drinking and pain when eating. If you have a cavity, your dentist will want to treat it as soon as possible to prevent it from developing into a worse condition such as gum disease or an infection. In many cases, the cavity would usually be repaired with a filling. However, if they cavity is too severe for a filling to be effective, other more invasive procedure might be necessary. Cavities that aren’t treated in a timely manner, they could get worse and could progress and lead to more serious oral health issues. Cavities that are left untreated will irritate the gums and tissues surrounding the diseases tooth.
If you’re overdue for a dental visit or if you have symptoms, don’t wait. Contact us right now to book your appointment with our expert San Diego dentist.