Cavities: The Basics
A cavity is simply a hole in the tooth where the tooth enamel is damaged. A dentist usually fills the cavity to prevent further dental problems.
– Cavities are preventable and regular check-ups can help detect any problems early on.
– Avoid smoking and follow a healthy diet.
– Brush teeth twice a day and floss regularly.
If you have a cavity or damaged tooth, see your dentist as soon as possible. Cavities do not go away on their own.
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