Common Symptoms of Tooth Decay

Think you have a cavity? Here are four common symptoms of tooth decay to be on the lookout for.   Feeling Something Rough If decay is large enough, you may be able to feel the rough surface when you run your tongue over it. Your tongue is very delicate and can pick up on these minor differences. Compare one side of your mouth to the other to see if there’s a difference.   Sweet Sensitivity Having a tooth that’s sensitive to anything sweet almost always means there’s a cavity. Sweets can be anything from diet soda to your favourite coffee … Continue reading

Should I Get Sedation for My Next Dental Procedure?

You’ve probably heard about sedation at the dentist’s office. At Centre for Dentistry, we offer relaxing sedation options at both our Brighton and Ferntree Gully locations. Here are a few reasons why you might want to request this service during your next visit:   If You’ve Been Putting off Treatment Because of Anxiety Delaying your dental treatment only allows time for conditions to get worse. Instead of waiting until you’re in too much pain to bear, it’s best to treat tooth decay and dental infections early. Sedation can help you do that.   When You Want Everything Done at Once … Continue reading