Posts Categorized: Cavities

How Decay Forms in Your Tooth

Of all the potential threats to your dental health, tooth decay is the most common. Caused by harmful oral bacteria and lingering food particles, decay is the reason behind cavities (or holes) forming in your teeth. The good news is that tooth decay is also highly preventable if you know what causes it and how… Read more »

Can Your Family Do More to Protect Your Teeth? Part One

Can Your Family Do More to Protect Your Teeth? Part One

No parent wants to find out that his or her children are suffering from pesky dental cavities. They can be uncomfortable or downright painful, and left unaddressed they can lead to painful tooth infections or even the need for extraction. Unfortunately, nearly 1/3 of school-aged children in America will struggle with dental decay, like cavities…. Read more »

Could You Have a Dental Cavity?

Could You Have a Dental Cavity?

Hot summer days often call for trips for ice cream, snow cones, or other refreshing frozen treats. Unfortunately, if you have been suffering from moderate or severe tooth pain then you may have been avoiding your old favorites. While mild sensitivity when enjoying ice-cold items isn’t necessarily cause for concern, heightened tooth sensitivity is a… Read more »