Posts Categorized: Cavities

Why Does My Dentist Recommend Fluoride Treatment?

During your dental checkup and cleaning appointment, your dentist may recommend that you start using toothpaste with fluoride, or that you undergo a topical fluoride treatment in his office. The mineral fluoride has been an important and popular product of dental care for decades, boosting patients’ abilities to prevent tooth decay and cavities from forming…. Read more »

How to Prevent Tooth Extraction

Dentists will generally try to save a tooth if at all possible.  Losing even one tooth can affect your oral health by leading to jawbone deterioration and other problems that can significantly impact your teeth. However, in some cases, extraction is the only option, because of the severity of trauma to the tooth. You may… Read more »

Your Vista Dentist Quizzes You on Sealants

No parent wants to put their child through a preventable procedure, even one as smooth and stress-free as a dental filling. Dental Sealants are an extremely effective tool to prevent childhood cavities and the need for fillings. Sealants have successfully reduced childhood cavities for 40 years.  Your Vista dentist Dr. Alex Sabet gently paints sealants… Read more »