How We Decide That It's Time for a Dental Filling
When you come to Chesterfield Valley Dental, one of the most important parts of your examination is when we check for cavities. Tooth decay is one of the most common conditions your dentist deals with on a daily basis. For the most part, filling those cavities with tooth-colored fillings mean our Chesterfield, MO patients don’t have to worry about the decay spreading.
There are, however, sometimes when it might make sense to wait before filling a cavity. There are a number of reasons we might decide to do that.
Sometimes a Tooth Can Repair the Decay Itself
When cavities are minuscule, there is a possibility that if proper care is taken—brushing, flossing, and ...