Cavities

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Can a Cavity Turn Into a Root Canal?

Routine dental appointments are essential to preventing cavities and other oral ailments. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends cleanings every six months to ensure your teeth and gums receive the maintenance they need to help prolong your health. While standard tooth brushing is an important hygienic practice, it does not remove bacteria completely. Plaque can form from small food and drink particles that become stuck in spaces and crevices …

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Should I Take My Kids To See a Family Dentist?

As a parent, you know how important it is to help your kids maintain bright, cavity-free teeth and to establish great dental hygiene habits that will follow them into their adulthood. While showing them how to brush and floss is an important part of this, you can also help them make going to the dentist a habit by starting them young. When choosing a provider to care for your child’s teeth, a family dentist is a great choice because they have experience …

5 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

5 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

Healthy teeth are hugely important, not just because of the way they look. Unhealthy teeth can lead to a whole host of problems, from other diseases of the mouth, to low self-esteem, to poor nutrition if they affect your ability to eat. Good dental hygiene begins in childhood. Helping your kids develop healthy habits will set them up for life (and save a lot of pain and money down the road!). Here are our five top tips to help parents keep their …

When Should I Get Fillings? 4 Signs You May Have Cavities

When Should I Get Fillings? 4 Signs You May Have Cavities

Think you may have cavities? Cavities are common in children, teens, and older adults, especially those who consume a lot of sugar and carbs and have poor dental hygiene. Although common, cavities are not something to be taken lightly. They can lead to tooth loss if left untreated. Learn the signs of cavities to determine if you need to schedule an appointment with your dentist. Need fillings but not sure you can cover the cost? Our Dental Savings Plan …