Why are dental examinations and x-rays so important?
Dental conditions can change rapidly. Unfortunately, tooth decay and gum disease and even abscessed teeth often don’t hurt. This is especially true with gum disease but tooth decay as well. The reason I say unfortunately is that if it hurt you would do something about it. Often times clients mistake no pain in the teeth and no bleeding gums when they brush as everything is fine. Virtually every day that I see clients we find something significant that the client was unaware of. The earlier we find a problem the easier it is to correct. My focus is on prevention of disease, and minimally invasive bio-compatible dentistry. Often times a client can prevent problems by making a few changes, such as: