Preventing Dental Emergencies Applecross
Although visiting the dentist might not be high on your “fun things to do” list, it is the best way to prevent dental emergencies. Unfortunately, dental problems are usually completely painless before it is suddenly too late – meaning it’s important to prevent tooth and gum issues from occurring in the first place.
The two main reasons for dental emergencies are:
- Old dental treatments
Sometimes, old dental fillings can break, taking part of your tooth with it or breaking your tooth entirely. Cracks in teeth, decay areas, or broken down fillings don’t hurt until the bacteria reaches the tooth nerve!