Choosing the right dentist is an important decision for any family. You want someone with knowledge and experience, a friendly, courteous staff, and application of the latest advances in dental technology. At Kneib Dentistry, we have everything you're looking for.
Led by Dr. Kneib, our team of dental professionals takes pride in providing quality family dental care. We'll guide you to practice good oral hygiene and make you feel at home during your visits to our dentist office in Erie, PA. While providing a wide variety of dental services at one convenient location, we will save you the trouble of having to make multiple appointments for every dental issue your family faces.
What is the Emergency Dental/Crisis Treatment?
Many people don't see a dentist on a regular basis. They go only when they feel they have a problem. At Kneib Dentistry, 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 stages.
An example is tooth decay. At Kneib Dentistry, 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. Dr. Kneib can usually detect a cavity 3 or 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 thing!
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