Are you experiencing a toothache lately? Notice tooth sensitivity with pressure and temperature? You may be suffering from tooth decay! At Dentistry of the Oaks we are happy to offer dental fillings for our patients who are suffering from decay and have had a cavity form. Wondering if you may have a cavity? Common symptoms of tooth decay include:
A large portion of patients, however, experience no symptoms of a cavity until it has become quite a big problem. We recommend visiting your dentist regularly to help prevent decay in the first place and treat it early in the event it does occur. This can help save you considerable time, money and discomfort down the road.
When a patient neglects their oral health, bacteria and acid begins to overgrow in the mouth. Over time, this bacteria, and acid create plaque on the teeth, eventually leading to decay of the teeth and cavity formation. Dental fillings can help repair this damage and prevent additional complications from occurring.
Left untreated, tooth decay and cavities can have a massive impact on your smile and overall oral health. As decay progresses, it causes more damage to the tooth, often requiring more invasive and costly treatment options in the future. Ultimately decay can result in infected tooth roots, gum disease, and even tooth loss. We recommend treating any decay before the problem advances.
Ready to repair your dental decay? Schedule an appointment with Dentistry of the Oaks today for your dental fillings in Houston, TX.