Cavities

How can stongest structure in human body turn into mush?

 

Caries below exisiting filling.

Everyone know what cavities are. We also know sugar is the enemy here. Most of us had had fillings placed on our teeth due to cavities throughout our live. Teeth get cavities from the acids in our mouth produced by bacteria (plaque) consuming sugars and carbohydrate.

 

Most of us may not be aware of tooth decay. However, here are signs that may indicate cavities:

 

•Sensitive to sweet, cold temperature,and food.
•Dark brown stain pit or craters on your teeth.
•Broken teeth or broken, cracked old fillings.

 

Solution for cavities?

It depends on the size, location, and extent of the cavities. It may range from simple filling, inlay, onlay, to porcelain veneers and crown.

 

Fei Hwang D.D.S. Milpitas General dentist serving Milpitas, San Jose, Fremont, Santa Clara and surrounding Bay Area.