Beware of an Acidic Diet

The types of food you eat can have a profound effect on your dental health. Most people know that sugary and sticky foods can cause cavities and other oral health problems, but the role of acidic foods in your oral health is not as well known. To keep your teeth strong and healthy, it’s important…

How do Cavities Form?

Cavities form when bacteria create an acidic substance called plaque that sticks to your teeth. If the plaque is not removed, the acid eats through the enamel of your teeth, creating a hole. These holes are known as dental caries, or cavities. They must be repaired with fillings or other types of restorations. Severe decay…