According to the National Institutes of Health, the most prevalent health condition, after the common cold, is tooth decay. It’s more than likely that if you haven’t already had a cavity, you will develop at least one in your lifetime. So, how do you know if you have a cavity? Read more and find out!
Are you experiencing tooth sensitivity, or have you noticed a change in the appearance of your gums? If so - your gums may be receding. Read more to find out the causes of gum recession, the consequences, and what you can do to decrease the chance that this will occur. If left untreated, gum recession can become so severe that it is irreversible and can lead to tooth loss. Learn more here.
Perhaps one of the most dreaded phrases a child - or adult- can hear during a regular check-up is “You have a cavity.” At Jeff M. Morrison & Associates, DDS we never want to say these words! That's why our primary goal is prevention. But it's also helpful to know where you're most likely to get cavities - so you can target where you brush and floss.