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Got a Cavity? Your Dentist Could Help!

Did you know that nearly 90 percent of adults in America are likely to develop dental cavities? Nearly one third of school-aged children are estimated to struggle with dental decay as well. Fortunately, you and your kids don’t have to be among those impacted by dental problems like dental caries. By combining regular dental hygiene at-home, with a healthy diet and routine professional cleanings, you can help to greatly reduce your chances of developing cavities. More importantly, you can enjoy great oral health and that is something to smile about! That said, if you are diagnosed with dental cavities,

your restorative dentist can likely provide a quick solution in the form of a modern dental filling.

Don’t Ignore Those Warnings of Dental Decay

In addition to brushing and flossing, you should be seeing the dentist routinely for checkups and cleanings. These visits help to remove tartar buildup, often before it has a chance to damage the teeth’s enamel. Both kids and adults should actually attend bi-annual cleanings, at least.

That said, you should also pay attention to changes in your smile, as negative changes such as staining, discomfort, and even sensitivity can be common warning signs of cavity development. If you notice these symptoms, a prompt dental visit could help to prevent it from worsening.

Enjoy Improved Comfort with a Modern Dental Filling

By detecting and treating a cavity quickly, infections can often be prevented, and comfort can be restored. If you are diagnosed with a cavity, the great news is that a modern dental filling can likely provide a seamless solution. Tooth-colored fillings made of composite resin are crafted to look natural, while still creating durable protection against further decay or other damage.

In Need of Restorative Treatment?

Restorative treatment can help to protect teeth, and present painful tooth infections. If you need to schedule restorative treatment in Columbia, TN, or Lewisburg, Lawrenceburg, Hohenwald, Centerville, Pulaski, or any of the surrounding communities, then call Creekside Family Dental at (931) 388–3384 to schedule a consultation.

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