When was the last time you visited the dentist for a dedicated cleaning and examination? If you struggle to remember your last appointment, it may be time for you to come in for your routine semiannual checkup. During this process, your oral health provider will give you a full examination of your mouth, giving you… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Cavities
Don’t Let Cavities Go Untreated!
Whether you are aware of it or not, your smile’s health is always in need of assistance. This is largely due to the fact that oral bacteria, dental accidents or injuries, and so much more affect your smile regularly, and unfortunately, there are not nearly as many natural defenses in place to protect against them…. Read more »
Let’s Get That Cavity Filled!
When it comes to your smile, your oral health will always be the top concern to keep in mind. Although cosmetic dentistry allows you to enhance your smile’s appearance, it can be considered useless or ineffective if you have a major dental complication occurring in the background. Indeed, our team emphasizes the importance of practicing… Read more »
Schedule Your Next Dental Filling
By now, you are likely familiar with the importance of maintaining a consistent preventive dental routine. After all, there are a variety of factors out there that can cause harm to your teeth, and a thorough routine helps keep your structures strong and protected. Still, however, we may fall short in our at-home routine when… Read more »
Can Your Teeth Stand Up to Cavities?
Did you know that your genetics play a large role in how likely you are to suffer from tooth decay? The natural microflora present in your individual mouth can lead to an increased risk for cavities. Does that mean that some people are doomed to deal with rotting teeth and black spots their whole lives?… Read more »
Are Your Kids at Risk of Developing Cavities?
As a parent, you likely take on a lot of responsibilities designed to help keep your kids safe and healthy. For instance, you might serve as a nearly constant reminder that they have to wear their helmets when riding their bikes, or that they can’t have dessert until they’ve finished their veggies. But when it… Read more »
Got a Cavity? Ask About a Modern Dental Filling
Has it been weeks or even months since you were actually able to enjoy a coffee break with your coworkers, or dessert after dinner? If so, is it because of an increasing sensitivity when you try to enjoy anything hot, cold or even sweet? Tooth sensitivity is often the result of decay, the kind that… Read more »
Dental Sealants Like Armor For Your Teeth
During the Medieval Period knights wore armor to protect themselves during battles. You may not think of your teeth as being involved in battle but they are. Your tooth enamel is battling against harmful oral bacteria, the acids they produce, leftover foods and sugars from the foods you consume, as well as acids from those… Read more »
Boosting Your Cavity Defense
Have you ever needed treatment for a cavity? If so, how long has it been since you last had to seek a restorative dental treatment to take care of one? If you are no stranger to tooth decay, you should think about ways in which you can improve your cavity defense. You and your dentist… Read more »
Countering An Increased Cavity Risk
Your relative cavity risk can be different from someone else’s, and it can fluctuate over time. Some cavity risks are easier to manage, while others can be harder for you to control. One factor you can account for is the potential threat your diet poses your teeth. Reining in the amount of sugar you tend… Read more »