It is highly likely that you will have to deal with a tooth cavity at some point in your life. While cavities are a particularly prevalent in children and adolescents, they can also affect adults. Regular visits to the dentist can stop cavities before they start.
What Causes Tooth Cavities
Tooth cavities, also called dental caries by dentists, are tooth decay. Tooth decay is often accelerated by plaque build up. When plaque comes in contact with sugars and starches from foods, it produces acid, which can damage tooth enamel over time and lead to tooth decay.
Tooth Cavity Symptoms
We can identify dental cavities before most patients experience symptoms, so it is important to maintain regular dental check-ups. At appropriate intervals, digital dental x-rays can identify problems at a very early stage, which will minimise treatment needs. In advanced stages of tooth decay, you might experience:
Tooth Cavity Treatment
If you already have cavities or if your teeth are showing signs of decay, Wright Street Dental clinic offers a range of general dentistry services to restore stability to the tooth and provide protection from future damage or decay.
Dental Cavities are Highly Preventable
If you are experiencing tooth pain and suspect you have a tooth cavity, contact Wright Street Dental Clinic, Belmont, for a consultation and examination.
(08) 9479 1970
Our practice is open:
205B Wright Street, Cloverdale, WA 6105