Missing a Dental Checkup Could Lead to a Toothache

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The American Dental Association recommends that you have a routine dental checkup administered twice each year by a dentist like our dentist in Enid, Oklahoma, Dr. Chris Fagan. If you have a bad habit of putting off these important appointments a cavity could go undetected.

Over time what started out as a relatively small area of tooth decay could start to penetrate deep into the sensitive core structures of the tooth. As it starts to worsen you could experience a gradually intensifying toothache pain.

If you have a distressed tooth, it’s best to seek treatment from at Brush Pediatric & Family Dentistry as soon as possible. After diagnosing the tooth he will present you with an effective treatment plan. This might call for him to perform a root canal to excise any infected or compromised structures.

Once this is done he will create an abutment capable of supporting a dental crown restoration. After the toothache has been treated Dr. Fagan can address any other active areas of tooth decay or developing gum disease.

In the future attending your regularly scheduled dental checkups will help catch any developing oral health problems before they worsen. You should also make an active effort to thoroughly brush your teeth twice each day as well as remembering to floss every evening.

If you live in the Enid, Oklahoma, area and you have a sensitive or distressed tooth, you should not delay in calling 580-233-0043 to have it examined and treated at by our dentist with Brush Pediatric & Family Dentistry.