5 Cavity Basics

Toms River Cosmetic Dentist

Preventing tooth decay is one of the main reasons people visit us at Rotem Dental Care in Toms River NJ.

In this blog post, we’ll describe five things you should know about cavities.

  1. Cavities means tooth decay. They happen when certain bacteria produce acids that destroy a tooth’s hard surface, called enamel, and the underlying dentin.
  2. Factors that contribute to cavities include poor flossing and brushing habits, consuming too much sugar, and between-meal eating without cleaning.
  3. Symptoms of tooth decay include tooth pain, sensitivity to hot and cold foot and beverages, and pain while chewing.
  4. Cavities are most common among children, but adults can get them too.
  5. Tooth decay is preventable. Be sure to brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, floss at least once, eat right, avoid frequent snacking, and have regular dental checkups.

At Rotem Dental Care in Toms River NJ, we want all our patients to enjoy the best possible dental health. People from Stafford Township, Manchester Township, and Jackson come to us for complete general and restorative dentistry. Contact us today!

Contact Rotem Dental Care:


Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

180 Route 37 W
Toms River, New Jersey


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