My Tooth Doesn’t Hurt. Why Bother Seeing a Dentist?

Compared to a lot of medical issues, your dental health isn’t based on how your teeth actually feel. In reality, small issues can be completely asymptomatic (pain free) but turn into even bigger problems the longer you wait to address them.

Your Treatment Costs Go Up the Longer You Wait

Early interceptive treatment isn’t just less invasive to your tooth, it’s also gentler to your wallet! For example, a small filling is just a fraction of the price of getting a root canal and crown. Even if you don’t have dental insurance, it’s more cost effective to save money by treating dental issues sooner rather than later. Fortunately, flexible payment options are also available so that you can start on treatment right away.

You’ll Have Fewer Options Later On

When a tooth gets to the point that it’s significantly broken, worn, or fractured, you don’t have as many different treatment choices to repair it. At that point, your options are limited. Or worse, the only thing left to do to get you out of pain is to pull your tooth (that’s the last thing that we want to do!)

It Can Flare Up When You Least Expect It

The thing about toothaches and dental emergencies is that they like to flare up when it’s inconvenient and you least expect them. But the truth is, they’re preventable if you treat the tooth as early as possible. If our Encino dentist makes you aware of a problem area or small cavity, it’s important to intercept the issue well before the typical symptoms of tooth pain are even on the radar.

Have a broken tooth? Think there’s a cavity? If you need same-day emergency dental treatment, call Encino Dental Studio today. Dr. Jamsheed is currently providing urgent services to new and existing patients.

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