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Tooth Decay

Stop Root Cavities with Prevention and Prompt Treatment

December 24,2020

Tooth decay is a highly destructive dental disease, responsible along with periodontal (gum) disease for most adult tooth loss. And we become even more susceptible to it as we get older. One form of decay that’s especially prominent among senior adults is a root cavity. Similar to a cavity in the crown (visible tooth), this […]

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Preventing Dental Disease Starts with Assessing Your Unique Risk

April 28,2020

Over the last century dentistry has acquired the knowledge, techniques and treatments to prevent or minimize tooth decay. With this enhanced knowledge we’ve amassed a wealth of data about what increases dental disease development and what prevents it. This has produced a balanced approach to identifying and treating disease-causing factors and incorporating factors that inhibit […]

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Dental Visits are Key to Detecting Early Developing Tooth Decay

October 11,2019

Tooth decay is as relentless as it is destructive, and it makes little distinction between age, gender, ethnicity or social status. Although risk levels vary from person to person, we’re all potentially in the crossfire for this harmful disease. Getting ahead of it early could save your teeth. Tooth decay begins with oral bacteria. While […]

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Here’s How You Can Protect Your Child’s Teeth from Tooth Decay

May 4,2019

While dental diseases tend to be a greater concern as we get older, they also pose a potential threat to children. A particular type of tooth decay called early childhood caries (ECC) can severely damage children’s unprotected teeth and skew their normal dental development. Fortunately, you can protect your child’s teeth from disease with a few simple […]

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