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4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Delay Your Dental Treatment

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Delay Your Dental Treatment

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Is your dental treatment giving you anxiety? Dental appointments can often make both children and adults feel uneasy but we’re here to alleviate that! A dental appointment can be a pleasant experience and can fly by without you feeling it! If you avoid it for months, however, this can lead to the following:

Serious infections

If you delay your appointment, this could lead to your infection worsening. A severe infection is not only painful but can spread to other areas of the body- your throat, for example! This only makes your experience at the dentist uncomfortable and difficult to treat.

Bigger expenses

Needless to say, when infections worsen, it requires more time and more expensive treatment to cure them. A simple, affordable procedure can turn into a costly, intensive one that could have been easily avoided.

Tooth loss

You risk losing your entire tooth since cavities and fractures left unattended can significantly weaken your tooth to the point where it can easily break. There’s a chance the situation won’t be salvageable if you leave a fracture for too long so make sure to book an appointment as soon as you notice it!

More invasive procedures

As we mentioned earlier, what could have been a simple, routine filling can turn in to a much more intensive and invasive procedure that can’t be avoided. This means a longer procedure time and longer recovery time.

You needn’t worry about having an uncomfortable dental experience as we take all measures possible to ensure you receive comfortable dental care. There are plenty of options you can choose from to reduce your anxiety- including sedation dentistry.


When you come in for your appointment you can simply let us know your level of unease and we’ll handle the rest!

For more information on how we operate or to schedule your appointment, reach our staff at (03) 9887 0888.