Crisis Treatment -- Please
Don’t Wait Until It Hurts!
Many people don’t see a
dentist on a regular basis. They go only when they feel they
have a problem. We call this "crisis treatment" as opposed to
"preventive treatment." While these patients may feel they are
saving money, it usually ends up costing much more in both
dollars and time. The reason for this is that most dental
problems don’t have any symptoms until they reach the advanced
An example is tooth decay. We
hear all the time, "Nothing hurts...I don’t have any problems."
But tooth decay doesn’t hurt! Until, that is, it gets close to
the nerve of the tooth.
Then a root canal and crown
are usually necessary, instead of the small filling, which
could have been placed several years ago when the cavity was
small. We can usually detect a cavity 3-4 years before it may
develop any symptoms. It is not uncommon to see a patient with
a tremendous cavity and they have never felt a
If you have questions
regarding dental emergencies, please call our office at
(212)988-8822 or email us at info@DrSimonRosenberg.com
Dr. Simon W.
P.S. If you have any friends
or family members who you feel could use our services, please
don't hesitate to have them call us. We'll be sure to take good
care of them.