A Decayed and Painful Tooth Might Need a Root Canal

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When a cavity goes without timely treatment, the decay can spread throughout the tooth. In time, it can even penetrate the sensitive internal structures of the tooth. This could eventually cause a serious infection in the root of the tooth as well as heightened tooth sensitivity. When a tooth is this badly decayed, your dentist,… Read more »

The Three Consequences of Not Treating a Dental Cavity

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Tooth decay is not something you mess with, which is why it’s strongly recommended to see your dentist, Dr. , right away and get the problem treated. If you get it treated as soon as possible, then you might only need a dental filling. If you delay treatment, you might need more extensive treatment, like:… Read more »

The Different Types of Cavities

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As you probably know, cavities are a common problem. Fortunately, cavities are less common than they have been in the past. Sadly, despite their prevalence cavities can be hard to identify. In reality, there are three different types of cavities. Of course, all cavities are caused by decay. In fact, the simplest type of cavity… Read more »

What You Need To Know About Cavities

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The Risk Factors There may be some things you do every day that increase the risk of developing a cavity such as: Keeping poor oral hygiene. When you do not clean plaque away with brushing and flossing, it will continue to produce acids that eat away at tooth enamel. Eating lots of sugary foods, frequently… Read more »