Wellness - Dental Care | 3-18 yrs

Be Aware Of Cavity-causing Foods


Do you have to watch what you eat for fear of pain in your tooth? You may have a cavity. A cavity is a source of much pain and trouble.

Food choices and eating patterns are vital factors that contribute to tooth decay. Usually, tooth decay or cavity occurs when sugary foods settle on your teeth for a long time allowing bacteria to grow. What can you do to prevent cavities?

While it is important to brush and floss at least twice a day, it is equally important to watch the food you eat.


What's A Cavity?

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Nutrition And Oral Health

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Bubble gum is a childhood favorite. The combination of sweetness, messiness and noise is irresistible to many kids. Parents, however, should be concerned not only about what types of gum their children chew, but also how often and how long the gum...

Food Friends And Foes For Your Teeth

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Cavities/Tooth Decay Prevention

Most people are aware of the risk of cavities, or dental caries, but the problem is more widespread than you might think. Good oral and dental hygiene can help you avoid cavities and tooth decay. Here are some tips to help prevent cavities.

Top 10 Natural Ways To Prevent And Cure Cavities

We all know how much can be a painful toothache and affect our mood and health. Here are tips on prevention and treatment of caries. We hope this will help at the right time and the toothache will be avoided.

Foods To Heal Cavities And Strengthen Teeth

By simply adding these Healthy Foods to your diet, you can greatly increase your oral health and possibly prevent future cavities.

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