Nicole E Pagonis DDS
Dentistry in Los Gatos, CA

Why should I go to the dentist if I am not experiencing any problems with my teeth?

Some people wonder why they should go to the dentist if they aren’t in pain or don’t have any other oral issues. Because good oral health is based on prevention, routine visits to the dentist are crucial.

Preventive Dentistry Can Help Us Discover Dental Issues

Many dental issues, including gum disease and tooth decay, are present without any signs or symptoms. When people don’t address these issues in their earliest stages, they will only get worse. For example, if Dr. Pagonis discovers a small cavity forming, she can fill it to prevent it from growing. If left untreated, a small cavity will get bigger. Eventually, you might develop an infection if the tooth root and find out that you now need a root canal.

Gum Disease Treatment

In the case of gum disease, if we catch it early enough, we can sometimes reverse it. But if you wait to see the dentist until your gums are bleeding and sore, we can only manage the condition. If you ignore those signs, you might notice your teeth are loose, and eventually, you will begin to lose your teeth.

Schedule An Appointment Today

Preventive care is key to maintaining good oral health, and routine visits to our Los Gatos, CA general dentist, as well as good home care, can help you keep your smile healthy for a lifetime.

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