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Are you practicing any cavity-prevention techniques to keep your mouth safe from the dangers of cavities and tooth decay? If not, it is important to do so as soon as possible as cavities are a constant danger throughout your entire life, and if left unchecked, can lead to serious infections and tooth loss.

As with most oral ailments and disorders, cavities can be prevented by keeping your mouth clean. Most cavities are the result of enamel failure due to dental erosions. Plaque and bacteria in your mouth can convert sugars into harmful acids which are capable of eating entirely through your tooth enamel and causing cavities to form. To prevent dental erosion, limit the number of sugars in your diet, and keep your mouth plaque and bacteria free.

The best way to limit plaque buildup in your mouth is a steady dose of brushing and flossing every day. Try to brush your teeth twice daily and floss at least once daily. Using the best tools is important, so look for brushes that can reach all areas of your mouth and look for dental floss that will not shred easily.

For a more thorough examination at Dido Kim to determine which cavity treatment will work best for you, you can schedule an appointment with Dr. Dido Kim by calling our office in North Bergen, New Jersey at 201-854-5500. A healthier smile is your first step to a brighter, healthier lifestyle that can improve your life for many years to come.