It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is over and the holiday season is upon us. This is a busy season for many that is full of events with the family and holiday parties and get-togethers. One aspect of the holidays that most people love is the treats that are only available during this time of year. While special treats are nostalgic and enjoyable, it is important not to overindulge. Overdoing the food and sweet treats during this time of year can wreak havoc on your teeth in the new year. Read on to learn some helpful tips to keep your teeth healthy during the holiday season.
One of the first questions we are typically asked following the completion of a hygiene examination and cleaning is about cavities. Every patient wants to know if additional treatment is needed to remove cavities and tooth decay. Cavities form when areas of the outer covering of the tooth, the dental enamel, become damaged from decay. This can be caused by poor eating habits, lack of an oral hygiene routine and even family history. If you are looking for extra protection to help ward off cavities, we have the treatment for you. Continue reading to learn more.