Tooth pulling. You might already be familiar with that practice already. Indeed, you may already have attempted self-medicating in this regard. Some of you may have gotten off lightly. But others, no. There are consequences for trying to pull out your own loose teeth. No, rather let the dentist do that for you. If this has been you, might not have gotten as far as tooth filling. That is to say that you got off Scott-free. You might not yet be familiar with the procedure. But those who go to the dentist regularly should already be quite familiar with tooth filling hemet procedures.
They go to the dentist regularly, at least twice a year per authoritative recommendations. And it is during these regular visits that dental exams are done. These days, these are such short visits. That is all thanks to the new technologies and techniques, as well as tools, that dentists have at their disposal. They can do very little wrong. Pretty much. And it is during these dental exams that any early signs of tooth decay and gum disease can be detected. And when such early discoveries are made, the dentist is able to root out the issue if you will there and then.
On the spot. It is quickly done because perhaps tooth and gum decay has not advanced that far. But the proverbial gap still needs to be filled. And that is done with the tooth filling. Those who have not been regular patients might be wondering. If such regular folks had been taking care all along, why the need for fillings in the first place. The thing to bear in mind is that no matter how well you brush and floss, age-related tooth decay is inevitable.