Similar to visiting the family dentist, you are getting checked for something you cannot feel, identify, or correct on your own. Visit this dentist on a regular basis so that you can help keep your oral health functioning at its best.

When your dentist finds that your tooth has a cavity, you need a filling. A dental filling is necessary to protect the affected tooth from further decay. If it is left unfilled, your tooth will get worse as the cavity progresses. Tooth decay may lead to bone loss. This may result in tooth extraction.

But do not worry. The dental filling procedure has become nearly painless because of the advancement in dentistry. For that reason, there is no more reason for you not to get a filling if your dentist sees that you have tooth decay and dental filling is deemed necessary to save it from further decay.

The information in our articles are not intended to diagnose, mitigate or prescribe the use of any technique as a form of treatment for any physical conditions, symptoms or diseases. Directly consult with a qualified health care professional for any chiropractic or medical advice. In addition to the benefits of chiropractic care, one should also be aware of the existence of some risks. Risks associated with some chiropractic care may include soreness, musculoskeletal sprain/strain, and fracture. In addition, there have been reported cases of stroke associated with chiropractic care. Research and scientific evidence does not establish a cause and effect relationship between chiropractic care and the occurrence of stroke; rather studies indicate that people may be consulting chiropractors when they are in the early states of a stroke. In essence, there is a stroke already in process. However, you are being informed of this reported risk.