Posts Categorized: Cavities

Are Cavities Really Caused By Sugar?

As a child, avoiding sugar was probably one of the most consistent warnings you remember. Tooth decay (or tooth rot, as parents often called it) would be sure to follow if you ate too much candy or drank too much soda. The truth is that sugar does play a vital role in the development of… Read more »

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 »

Is There a Sure Way to Prevent Cavities?

There are very few sure things in life. For instance, even when you take excellent care of your teeth, you could still be at risk of cavity development, especially if you let up in your routine once in a while. Still, with consistently good hygiene and a strict schedule of preventive dental care with your… 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 »