[WATCH] How Long Can I Put Off a Big Dental Procedure?

[WATCH] How Long Can I Put Off a Big Dental Procedure?

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You’ve come to THE SCIENCE OF SMILES® for a dental exam and you’ve been told you need a dental procedure. But now you’re wondering — Do I really have to do this? Would it be so bad if I put this off?

The answer is: It just might!

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Dental disease is a continuous disease and will progress. It is hard to tell how rapidly your disease will progress. Delaying a dental procedure may result in a more aggressive and devastating disease costing you more time, money, and possible pain with extensive treatment. What may start off as a simple filling may turn into a root canal and crown.

Put it this way: A $300 1-hour filling appointment can become a $3,000 3-hour root canal and crown.

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When it comes to dental disease such as cavities, periodontal disease, or tooth abscess, time is of the utmost importance. To find out what the right course of dental treatment is for you, contact our office today – 626.795.0221 – or fill out our appointment form on the side of your screen.

About THE SCIENCE OF SMILES®

THE SCIENCE OF SMILES® offers affordable cosmetic and laser dentistry and gentle, compassionate general dental care in Pasadena, CA. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At THE SCIENCE OF SMILES®, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures, complete dental reconstruction and TMJ/Headache management. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover affordable up-to-date dentistry and a team who truly cares at THE SCIENCE OF SMILES®.
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