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New Patient - Old Cavities

Blog by Dr. Gilbert Lee | January 5th, 2012

In January we received and treated another new patient in pain, AR, who was 24 years old and from Australia. He had never been to a dentist in his life, which he could recall.  The patient had been experiencing pain for quite some time and with proper examination diagnosed a cavity.  Not having one in the past, we explained the procedure to him as we repaired his tooth. Dr. Lee felt the remaining cavities could be monitored and the patient could wait for treatment until he was on a dental plan in the coming months.  It is important to go to the Dentist for regular teeth cleaning to maintain proper oral health and catch cavities before it becomes an issue.