Why do I need to visit the dentist, my teeth don’t hurt?

90% of dental diseases are asymptomatic. This is because our teeth are very well insulated so often times, we do not notice decay until it gets too close to the pulp and starts to hurt. It is for this reason, that although your teeth do not hurt you should keep up with your regular cleanings and checkups to prevent dental disease from presenting itself. By coming to the dentist regularly you are able to: