No one wants to hear the words, “cavities” or “tooth decay” in the dentist office, though it is a common occurrence. The CDC estimates that 91 percent of all adults (age 20-64) have dental caries, the scientific term for cavities. Cavities may be bad news, but the good news is that your tooth decay can be treated and, in some cases, tooth … [Read more...] about Can you reverse tooth decay?
Life gets busy. And expensive. Which is why it can be tempting to let a cavity go without filling it. Or getting any treatment. But it’s a bad idea. Here’s why. Cause of a cavity A cavity is really the product of a perfect storm involving bacteria, food, saliva and the resulting acid. Bacteria in your mouth combine with food that sits on your … [Read more...] about How long can I wait to get my cavity treated?