The best thing you can do to care for your smile- aside from keeping up with proper oral hygiene habits- is to visit a dentist regularly. During routine visits, Dr. Mistry will check in on your oral health, clean hard-to-reach surfaces of your teeth, and ensure that any dental health issues are addressed before they become bigger problems. You use your teeth for many daily activities, which means that your smile is a big part of your overall health. Regular cleanings and oral exams will ensure that you’re putting your best smile forward.
Most dentists (as well as the American Dental Association) suggest scheduling routine checkups every six months. This will ensure that any small dental issues are caught before they become bigger, more costly problems. Regular visits will also help you avoid cavities and periodontal disease, and give you peace of mind that your mouth is healthy. If you are in the Chapel Hill area, call us today to schedule your next appointment!
Dr. Mistry performs a thorough oral exam during each checkup, but we will also suggest dental x-rays at least once per year. Dental x-rays are important because they are the only way to detect and see some small dental issues. These detailed images are one of the best ways to be proactive about your dental health and get ahead of any small problems before they become more severe and costly.
If you have a cavity, it will only get larger over time if it is left untreated. Untreated cavities will eventually wear away at your enamel enough to damage the interior material of your tooth, known as the pulp, which will require a root canal to repair. Getting a filling as soon as you notice a cavity will save you from a painful toothache down the road, not to mention the time and money required to address the issue if and when it becomes more severe. During routine appointments, we’ll always check for cavities and let you know if you need a filling.
"I highly recommend Dr. Mistry! He is very thorough and knowledgeable! I recently had a root canal and was nervous about the procedure but Dr. Mistry did an excellent job! He took the time to make sure there was no pain and the healing process went smoothly. He also explained each part of the procedure in a way I was able to fully understand."
"Dr. Mistry was AWESOME. Usually, I am nervous about going to the dentist but he explained the procedure so that I could understand. I left there pain free. My sister Wendy Jarrell referred me and I am grateful.
On behalf of the Jarrell family... We thank you."
"Dr. Mistry did a wonderful job on my teeth, particularly the work he did on a bridge on the left side. I would highly recommend him to anyone for your dental needs!"
"We have your entire well-being in mind, not just your teeth."
– Dr. Mistry