Category Archives: caries

Seniors Can Still Get Cavities

Were you surprised at your last dental visit that your dentist found a cavity or two? Then you will also be surprised to learn that today children and seniors are the two highest at-risk groups for tooth decay. As we … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers at Higher Risk for Tooth Root Decay

We usually associate cavities more with children than adults. But changes that occur with aging can make cavities referred to as “root caries” an adult problem as well. Gum disease, brushing improperly or with too hard a toothbrush and some … Continue reading

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