Your Guide To Cavities

Many people struggle with their oral health. However, even if you eat an oral-friendly diet and brush regularly, you may develop a cavity. Cavities can vary in size and severity, but they should all be treated. If you would like to know more about cavities, keep reading. What Causes Cavities? Cavities develop when the tooth's enamel breaks down. Factors that can affect tooth enamel include: Bacteria Acidic foods/beverages Sugary foods/beverages Foods high in simple carbohydrates Plaque Tartar Acid from foods, plaque, and bacteria break down the tooth's enamel and break into the dentin to create a cavity or decaying and dead tooth tissue. Read More