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Many patients wait until their tooth discomfort becomes extreme or persists for a while before they visit the dentist. This could allow cavities to invade your smile and may result in significant damage that can compromise the health of a tooth. We encourage you to maintain regular six-month dental checkups to help prevent the development of cavities.

At Saigh Family Dental, we agree with the American Dental Association that you should receive regular dental exams and cleanings to keep your smile in good health and reveal any symptoms of harmful dental conditions such as tooth decay and gum disease. We strive to address these problems in their earliest stages so that you can receive conservative and affordable dental care and retain as much of your natural smile as possible.

If you choose to ignore a cavity, you are jeopardizing your natural smile, as tooth decay can result in the need for invasive restorative dentistry such as dental fillings of a large size, root canal therapy or other treatments.

Notify our dentist right away if you notice any of the following symptoms:

– Dark areas of tooth enamel
– Throbbing or acute tooth pain
– Tooth sensitivity from enjoying cold, hot or sweet food or inhaling cold air
– Chips and fractures in the tooth enamel

To schedule your next dental checkup in Iron River, Michigan, give us a call at 906-265-0050 today and speak with Dr. Frederick M. Saigh and our team.