Considering Skipping a Dental Checkup? Here's What Could Happen
It could be tempting to put off your next dental appointment because of busy schedules, limited funds, or because you have avoided dental appointments and feel embarrassed about your oral health.
Skipping dental appointments may lead to some serious consequences.
Risking More Complex Treatments
Postponing routine dental appointments allows small dental conditions to develop into big ones. Since most oral health conditions are silent and do not show symptoms until they are well advanced, you might not be aware that anything is happening.
A small filling could lead to an infected tooth and root canal therapy in the future. Routine dental x-rays and exams help us stay on top of changes in your oral ...