How to know if you Have a Cavity

So, how do you know if you have a cavity? Well, depending on the severity of your tooth decay, you may experience a variety of symptoms. Here are some the accompanying symptoms that go along with tooth decay.

- Nothing (in the early stages) 

- A toothache or spontaneous tooth pain 

-Tooth Sensitivity 

-Pain (Slight or Severe) when eating something sweet, hot, or cold

-Staining (brown, black or white) on the surface of your tooth

-Visible holes in your tooth. Those holes are cavities 

-Pain when biting down 

The best time to catch a cavity is in the early stages, when there are few, If any, symptoms. KEEPING YOUR TWICE YEARLY  (or more) VISITS WITH US WILL ENSURE WE CATCH THEM IN TIME ! 

You can give us a call at (954) 217-1411 Monday - Friday to schedule your appointment :) or email us at contactus@yourwestondentist.com

We will let you know the best course of treatment for your particular situation. The recommendation could be easy as watching and waiting to see if we find any tooth decay in the very early stages 

Or, if you are symptomatic we may have to formulate a more in-depth treatment plan. 

We are offering New coming patient's a 90$ Promotion fee, Which includes a Full Comprehensive Exam along with Xrays and a Prophylaxis (Does not include Periodontal Cleanings)

As always, brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, floss at least once a day, and try to minimize the amount of sugar in your diet. 

These steps will help you be proactive in preventing cavaties. 

Even better, your teeth will thank you for it!!! 

 

Author
Dr. John M. Garcia D.D.S. Dr. Garcia graduated from Georgetown University Dental School in Washington, DC in 1988. While there, he earned honors from the Department of Fixed Prosthodontics. He then studied at the highly acclaimed Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Studies. While there, he learned more highly detailed techniques for the whole masticatory system. Dr. Garcia also trained in the Dawson Philosophy of Occlusion and the Concept of Complete Dentistry, both of which he now follows. Dr. Garcia has been in private practice as a dentist since 1990, and he strives to keep up with the latest advances in the dental field so he can offer the most effective and advanced care to his patients. Dr. Garcia specializes in helping patients improve their smile through skilled dental care and the latest technological advances in the world of dentistry.

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