Posts Tagged ‘ Cavities ’

Treating Cavities Without Fillings

Getting a filling is a pretty regular procedure, but what if there was another way to deal with cavities? Believe it or not, dental researchers have found a new way to treat cavities and it doesn’t involve a drill or a lot of painful numbing shots. It is just as effective as a filling but much… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 9 2015

Protecting Your Teeth During The Holiday

The holidays are here and that means you are going to be faced with the decision to dive into those yummy treat around your home or office or stare at them all day and wish you could eat them. Many people are concerned about eating holiday foods and treats and gaining weight, but a bigger… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 19 2015

Cavities More Common In Children With Stressed Moms

It’s not uncommon for children to suffer from cavities, especially those who eat a lot of sugar and have poor dental habits. A new study shows that children of moms who are extremely stressed may be more likely to have cavities.  Women who feel stress during pregnancy are much less likely to breast feed and that… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 21 2015

Could Your Medication Be Causing Cavities?

Dry mouth is one of the many causes of cavities. There are many treatments for dry mouth, but before you can treat it, you need to know the cause. Many different medications can cause dry mouth and if you are suffering from it or feel like you have an increase in cavities, you may want… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 29 2015

Saliva Protects Teeth From Cavities

Saliva is made up of mostly water. The tiny percent that isn’t water is mucus. The purpose of mucus it to keep saliva slippery and stretchy, so it can move around. A recent study shows that the mucous in saliva could also help fight tooth decay and other oral health problems. Saliva prevent bacteria from… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 8 2015

Does Sugar Cause Cavities?

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry With Halloween coming up, concerns over cavities caused by too much candy tend to rise. However, sugary candies do not actually cause cavities – though they do play a role in tooth decay. You read that right: sugar does not cause tooth decay. The byproduct crated when bacterium in… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

Revealing Tooth Decay in a Whole New Light

New Spectra device provides better cavity prevention and detection You already know the drill for preventing time spent under the dental drill: brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing daily, and getting regular dental check-ups. All of these steps help make sure you do your part in maintaining good oral hygiene and preventing tooth decay… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2015