When patients visit our office for a routine hygiene examination and cleaning, one of their biggest concerns is if there is any sign of decay. Unfortunately, decay is a common problem, especially in children who have a difficult time properly brushing the rear molars. Thankfully, we offer a popular and common treatment that can help prevent cavities and decay in our youngest to oldest patients. Read on to learn more about this helpful and quick treatment.
Do you feel that you have good oral hygiene habits and still suffer from tooth decay? We know that it can be very frustrating to experience, but please know that you are not alone. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, more than 92% of adults have cavities in their permanent teeth. There are many factors that can lead to tooth decay, such as sweets, frequent snacking, lack of oral care, medications, aging, and family history. There is a treatment we offer that can assist in maintaining your oral health and fending off pesky cavities. The biggest benefit is that it is available for children as well as adults. Continue reading to learn more about this simple treatment.
Tooth decay is a common dental problem that occurs in children as well as adults. In fact, 92% of adults have dental cavities in their permanent teeth, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Even with brushing and flossing, other factors such as bacteria in the mouth, frequent snacking, and sugary drinks can lead to cavities. That’s why we recommend one treatment in particular for kids and adults to help protect your teeth from the bacteria that causes tooth decay. Read more to find out about this treatment.