Caries

Professional Education

Patient Education

  • All About Cavities

    To understand what happens when your teeth decay, it's helpful to know what's in your mouth naturally.
  • Dental Caries (Cavities)

    Dental caries is the medical term for tooth decay or cavities. It is caused by acid erosion of tooth enamel.
  • Illustrations: How A Tooth Decays

    Enamel is the hard outer crystal-like layer. Dentin is the softer layer beneath the enamel. The pulp chamber contains nerves and blood vessels and is considered
  • Mouth-Healthy Eating

    If you want to prevent cavities, how often you eat can be just as important as what you eat. That's because food affects your teeth and mouth long after you
  • What are Cavities

    Cavities is another way of saying tooth decay. Tooth decay is heavily influenced by lifestyle, what we eat, how well we take care of our teeth, the presence of fluoride in our water and toothpaste. Heredity also plays a role in how susceptible your teeth may be to decay.