what is a cavity?

What Do You Know About Cavities?

It is important that patients visit our office regularly for oral hygiene examinations and cleanings. These appointments are necessary because they give us the opportunity to thoroughly clean your teeth and check for problems in your mouth, such as gum disease and oral cancer. The most common problem patients experience is tooth decay, also commonly referred to as cavities. Do you know how cavities form and why they can be so harmful if not treated? Read on to learn more.