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How Do Cavities Form? An Alternate Theory

For many years dentist have taught patients that caries or cavities are a result of acid in the mouth.  Eating sugar feeds the bacteria that cause caries and then they excrete acid, and the acid eats holes in your teeth. We have learned that caries formation is much more complicated than that.  There is a [...]

2016-05-23T22:54:26+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Cavity Prevention|Comments Off on How Do Cavities Form? An Alternate Theory

How to Keep From Wrecking Your Mouth During the Holidays

Winter Sugarland As if sugar isn’t plentiful enough anyway, the Holidays are here to break the sugar floodgates and pour excessive amounts of sweets into your life. While most will talk about the sugar flood’s impact on waistlines, smiles will also be taking a hit. We are always eating during this time of year, because [...]

2017-01-16T19:21:16+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Cavity Prevention|Comments Off on How to Keep From Wrecking Your Mouth During the Holidays