Despite taking daily care of your teeth, you need to schedule a visit to the dentist every six months to do some cleaning and checkups. However, some people avoid their regular dental visits because they are symptom-free, have no time, lack insurance, or have dental fear or phobia.
Here are 5 alerting signs that it’s time to visit your dentists at Sudbury Family Dental Care in Sudbury, MA, Dr. Maria Elizondo Marinescu, Dr. Sorin Marinescu, and their associates as soon as possible.
If you feel a permanent, severe, or even tolerable toothache it is not something to ignore. You should visit your general dentist in Sudbury, MA, immediately because it’s a sign of a cavity, infection, damaged tooth, or more. Dental treatment will prevent the spread of infection to other parts of the mouth or even the rest of the body.
- Bleeding Gums
If you notice bleeding when you brush your teeth, it’s a sign of gum disease that may lead to tooth loss which makes visiting your dentist a must. Professional dental cleaning helps reverse gum disease to keep a healthy smile.
- Tooth Sensitivity
Feeling pain or sensitivity in your teeth when you have a cold or hot drink is a common symptom that can be treated by your dentist. Tooth sensitivity is a sign of worn tooth enamel, exposed tooth roots, fractures, or tooth decay which can be treated depending on what is causing the sensitivity
- Lost or Damaged Teeth
If you notice any visible cracks or chipping of your tooth or are missing a tooth altogether you should be examined immediately by your dentist. Treatment of cracked or damaged teeth depends on the severity of the damage while lost teeth need replacement.
- Bad Breath
Bad breath may appear because of certain foods, tobacco products, poor dental hygiene, or dry mouth. If you had bad breath while you are careful about your daily oral hygiene then you need to visit your dentist to figure out the cause.
Book a visit to your Sudbury, MA, general dentists Dr. Elizondo Marinescu, Dr. Marinescu, and their associates at Sudbury Family Dental Care by calling (978) 443-5193.