There are numerous myths circulating about what causes cavities. Below is a list of some myths to bust:
- Children get more cavities than adults: False! Both children and adults have the same level of risk for cavities.
- You will immediately know when you have a cavity: False! Unless the tooth is showing advanced decay, you may not know if you have a cavity.
- Cavities in baby teeth are nothing to worry about: False! Cavities in both baby and adult teeth are of concern because all can lead to intense pain and oral ulcers.
Adhering to good dental habits that will promote overall oral health. Contact the oral surgeons at Tahoe Oral Surgery and Implant Center with any questions you may have about tooth sensitivity and myth-defying information.