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Tooth Decay 101

If you’re worried about tooth decay in Newton, you may be wondering what causes it and how you can help prevent it. Your molar teeth are located in the back of your mouth and have deep grooves that run along the tops and sides. It’s in these grooves that cavities are most likely to begin. Watch this video to learn more about tooth decay .

You can help prevent cavities from forming by brushing after snacks and meals at least twice per day for two full minutes. Also, avoiding sodas and sugary snacks can reduce your chances for developing cavities. When you practice good dental hygiene, you can help prevent the need for fillings, dental implants, and cosmetic dentistry in the future.