I HAVE CAVITIES IN BETWEEN MY TEETH!
Cavities in between teeth are known as interproximal caries. Cavities form when there is breakdown of the outer, calcified enamel of the tooth by bacteria commonly found in the human mouth.
Did you know?
35 percent of the tooth is not cleaned if you do not floss!
Realizing the facts
Dental caries is still one of the most prevalent chronic disease amongst children & adults. How do I prevent Cavities?
Brushing CORRECTLY two times a day, for two minutes each
Flossing CORRECTLY daily
Your dentist may recommend a prescription fluoridated toothpaste or mouth rinse for anyone with a high or moderate risk of decay
What does Dr. Alrez look for when reviewing my X-rays?
Dr. Alrez usually looks for a dark area within the outermost shell of the tooth- the enamel.
How do we fix my problem?
A filling is usually needed when an interproximal cavity is detected.