Smile Care: Can I Wait?

There are times when you may wait and think about what you’d like to do for your smile. Then, there are time when being hasty is absolutely essential. Not sure when to apply a bit of pressure and to make choices and act quickly … versus when you can just take a leisurely stroll through your days and weeks, either scheduling a visit or not? We can help you get this detail all squared away quite easily, so you don’t experience an emotional tug of war regarding your smile care!

If The Issue Affects Your Health

If there’s a problem affecting your oral health or your overall health, then you absolutely should not be putting your smile care on the back burner. Maybe you need a filling, a crown, or even sleep apnea treatment! Let’s talk about why you should act immediately:

  • Decay can cause serious damage when it’s neglected.
  • Any other problem will result in further damage! The sooner you treat it, the sooner you’re out of the woods and your smile is safe again.
  • Some issues, such as sleep apnea, can affect your entire body’s health.

If The Issue Does Not Affect Your Health

If the problem you’re faced with regarding your smile does not affect your oral health or systemic health, then you’re in the clear! You may wait as long as you wish when it comes to your smile care. This is generally in reference to cosmetic changes. Whether you make improvements now or later will not harm you, so it’s entirely up to you.

Ask Us About Urgency Regarding Your Smile Care When Unsure

If you don’t know whether your concern calls for urgency, simply ask us. We will be happy to help you figure out a timeline for required treatments. Schedule care with your Southlake, TX dentist today by calling Gregory Wright, DDS at (817) 481-7999. We gladly serve patients from Southlake, Grapevine, Keller, Trophy Club, Colleyville, and surrounding areas.