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Have A Good “Filling” At Your Next Dental Visit: Debunking Cavity Myths

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The word “cavity” strikes fear in the young and old alike. Many dread or even avoid the dentist chair because they feel that cavities are unavoidable. However, understanding some common myths about cavities may help you take better care of your teeth and avoid those fillings and dental costs. Myth #1: The award for “Most Cavities” goes to the kids People assume that kids are always going to have more cavities than adults. They drink all the soda and eat all the candy they want, right? Well, not necessarily. Over the last few decades, this has become less true. The amount of cavities in school children is actually down, but it is rising among adults, especially senior citizens. This could be the result of more dental health education in schools, dental insurance plans for the elderly, and many other...

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