It’s very important to be consistent with your oral health care. Good oral hygiene practiced on a daily basis helps to prevent tooth decay and cavities. Your appointments at your West Long Branch dentist office are very important to both your oral and overall general health as well.
Keeping your appointments at our West Long Branch dentist office in conjunction with a good daily oral hygiene regimen 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 corrected with dental fillings as soon as possible. This is important because untreated cavities can develop into a worse problem. Keeping your dental appointments provides our dental team with the opportunity to treat them early. It’s important to make an appointment for with our dentist for an evaluation as soon as any toothache symptoms begin. Toothaches are indication 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, our expert dentist, Laura Branigan, DMD 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 most cases, the cavity would usually be repaired with a filling. However, if they cavity is too severe for a filling, other more invasive procedures might be necessary. Cavities that aren’t treated fast enough 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. This could lead to gum disease and ultimately tooth loss.
If you’re overdue for a dental visit or if you have symptoms, don’t wait. Contact our West Long Branch dentist office right now to book your appointment.