Month: October 2017

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Be Aware of Halloween Candy & Cavities

You want your children to enjoy Halloween, but you are concerned about their oral health. Not all Halloween candy is alike. When you know which candies are more likely to cause cavities, your children can have healthy teeth after they trick-or-treat. Candies to Watch Out for This Halloween: Sticky Candies | Sticky candy clings to...

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Cavity & Tooth Decay Treatments

Poor oral health habits and certain beverages and foods can result in tooth decay. The bacteria from plaque destroys tooth enamel, causing cavities in the teeth. If you have developed a cavity, treatment is essential. Treatments For Tooth Decay And Cavities If the decay is not extensive, a filling is the usual form of treatment....

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What is a Cavity?

What is a cavity? A cavity is actually decaying that occurs within a tooth’s structure. It begins in the outer enamel. When it is left to worsen, severe damage may occur. In this instance, a root canal may be necessary, or the entire tooth may need to be pulled. Why Do You Get Cavities? Tooth...