At Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we see more cavities in our patients than we would like to. Cavities are far too common in the United States, and there is a tendency to consider them inevitable.
Cavities happen when certain types of bacteria produce acids in the mouth. These acids destroy the enamel of a tooth, as well as its underlying dentin. Holes in the enamel are cavities.
If you’ve got a toothache or new sensitivity in your teeth, or if it hurts when you chew, then you may have a cavity. Call our office so we can get it filled.
To keep your teeth from developing new cavities, we recommend the following three things:
At Thompson and Frey Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Owensboro, we want all our patients to have healthy teeth and gums. Our services include family and restorative dentistry. Schedule your next cleaning and checkup today.