Archive for August, 2016

What is a cavity?

A cavity is the result of the demineralization of tooth structure. It is typically what your dentist is referring to when they are discussing caries. Enamel makes up the hard, durable outer surface of a tooth. Enamel gives our teeth shape. Dentin is the next layer of tooth structure beneath the enamel. Dentin is a […]

My teeth do not hurt. Why do I need to go to the Dentist?

The feeling of dental pain is often the end result of long-standing oral disease. Regular dental examinations can catch and assess common problems early on in the disease process. This early¬† detection of dental or soft tissue disease can potentially save you from more expensive dental procedures or unrelenting pain. Dental examinations involve much more […]