Costs of Skipping a Regular Check-Up With Your Cooper City Dentist

Cooper City dentistA busy lifestyle can certainly make time pass quickly. Before you realize it, your smile will be due for another dental exam and cleaning. We recommend scheduling your next appointment prior to leaving our dental office in Cooper City to prevent missing a cleaning. Skipping a professional cleaning and exam may become costly in various ways.

Preventive Measures
Regular dental check-ups may prevent oral diseases (such as decay and periodontal disease) from developing. Routine exams allow our dental team to find premature signs of mineralized plaque (tartar), which can cause damage to your teeth and gums. Other dental problems such as loose filling, dry mouth, and impacted wisdom teeth may also be detected and treated to prevent worsening dental problems.

Time Matters
The earlier dental problems are detected, the less costly and invasive the treatment will be. During your check-up, our doctor will screen your smile for early signs of gum disease, decay, and oral cancer.

In early stages of gum disease, a non-surgical deep cleaning is able to treat mild to moderate conditions. However, intense cases of gum disease can require gum surgery. Cavities also benefit from early detection. Cavities can infect and damage the pulp of the tooth. Deep pulp infections require root canal therapy. Once a cavity is left untreated for a longer amount of time, the affected tooth can become severely damaged may require an extraction. Regular check ups at our Cooper City, FL dental office prevent costly treatment such as extractions and root canals from being needed.

Please visit our office more than twice a year to maintain a strong and bright smile. Contact the dentist in Cooper City to schedule your next routine dental exam. We look forward to your visit!