Cavities

Six Month Check-Ups

November 14th, 2019

How important are 6 month check-ups?  Children and teens should visit the dentist for a routine cleaning and check-up for the prevention and diagnosis of cavities or other dental health problems in their early stages of life. Decay not only causes the discoloration of ones tooth but also in the later stages can affect the nerve, which results in further damage 

SEALING TEETH IS BETTER THAN FILLING THEM

November 1st, 2019

As most pediatric practices would, we encourage our patients to seal all eight molars. Sealants protect against 80% of cavities for 2 years and continue to protect against 50% of cavities for up to 4 years.