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How Do Fillings Work?

Many people are familiar with the terms “cavity” and “filling” without really understanding the process.  Here is what you need to know when your dentist tells you that you need a filling. What is a Cavity? A cavity is a bacterial infection of the hard structures of a tooth.  The bacteria in dental plaque eat […]

What Causes Cavities?

Despite advances in the general public’s understanding of dental health and the preventive treatments available today, cavities remain the most common dental problem affecting millions of people every year.  Understanding the underlying causes and predisposing factors of cavities can help you prevent them, saving you both time and money. What is a Cavity? Click to […]