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5 Cavity Basics

Austin Cosmetic Dentist

Preventing tooth decay is one of the main reasons people come to us, at The Hills Dental Spa in Austin.

In this blog post, we’ll describe five things you should know about cavities.

1. Cavities are also called caries or tooth decay. When a tooth is permanently damaged in the hard surface, tiny openings appear. These little holes are cavities.

2. Factors that contribute to cavities are:

  • Frequent eating
  • Consuming sugary beverages
  • Oral bacteria
  • Poor dental hygiene

3. Cavities may get so bad that you will see pits or holes in your teeth, but symptoms may be more subtle, such as sensitivity, pain when biting, or a toothache. If you observe any of these symptoms, you should call us to schedule an appointment.

4. Cavities are most common among children, but adults can get cavities too.

5. Preventing cavities is straightforward. Be sure to brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, floss daily, eat right, avoid frequent snacking, and have regular dental checkups.

At The Hills Dental Spa in Austin we want all our patients to enjoy healthy smiles. People from Westlake, Lakeway, and Bee Cave trust us to deliver painless dentistry. Call for an appointment today!

Contact The Hills Dental Spa:

512-347-0044

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6836 Bee Cave Road, Building 1 Suite 300
Austin, Texas
78746

 

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“Dr. Kevin Winters and his team at The Hills Dental Spa in Austin, TX truly provide a spa-like experience for their patients. They offer TMJ treatment, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, general dentistry and so much more. They serve patients in and around the Austin, Texas area including the communities of West Lake Hills, Bee Cave, Lakeway, TX and zip codes 78703, 78704, 78735, 78746,78748 and 78738.”

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