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Does Chewing Gum Really Prevent Cavities?

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As a habit, chewing gum is one that can benefit your oral health if you make the right choices. Unlike smoking, biting your fingernails, crunching on ice, or not getting adequate rest at night, chewing gum has been proven to combat cavities by preventing them from occurring in the first place. Understanding your mouth, how … Read More

Cavity Prevention

Cavity prevention is entirely possible, and it is almost entirely up to you! Just like with so many other areas in life, what you put into your oral health is what you will get out of it. How much effort you put into preventing cavities makes all the difference in keeping your mouth as healthy … Read More

Seal Out Tooth Decay

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Dental sealants are a dental treatment that is specifically used for prevention measures in order to protect the teeth from cavities and decay. Dental sealants “seal out” tooth decay from damaging the premolars and molars. A plastic material is painted on the back teeth to prevent plaque and bacteria from growing in the deep pits … Read More

Laser Cavity Detection

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Cavities and dental caries are the damaging effects of tooth decay. Millions of people worldwide have cavities filled each year, with a very high percentage finding that their cavities are deep within their teeth and require extensive dental work. Laser Cavity Detection, DIAGNOdent, is the latest technology that allows dentists to identify cavities in their … Read More