Cosmetic Dentistry - Dreaded Cavity 11-12


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Los Angeles Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS, explains procedures involving cosmetic dentistry and cases regarding cavities. See more examples on the website of Los Angeles dentist - Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS. 443 N. Larchmont Blvd LA, CA 90004 at (323) 467-2777

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Cosmetic Dentistry - Dreaded Cavity 11-12

  1. 1. Cosmetic Dentistry – Dreaded Cavity • Nobody likes being told they have a tooth cavity, especially after the meticulous attention we’ve paid to our oral health and cleaning routines. • We are taught from the time we are children to brush our teeth twice a day in order to avoid getting cavities. So why, despite good oral hygiene habits, do we get cavities? What can we do to prevent them?
  2. 2. Cosmetic Dentistry – Dreaded Cavity • Dr. Kezian, a top name in cosmetic dentistry, will explain why cavities form and what you can do to help prevent them from happening. • Incorporating some of these guidelines into your dental hygiene routines will go a long way in preventing tooth cavity formation!
  3. 3. Cosmetic Dentistry – Dreaded Cavity • Tooth cavities, otherwise known as dental caries, refer to holes formed in your tooth structure. During the ingestion and digestion process of common foods such as bread, fruit, or pasta, the bacteria that naturally reside in your mouth secrete acids. • These acids combine with your saliva and food debris and form plaques. Plaques are sticky and cling to the enamel or outer, hard, surface of your teeth. If these stay there, the acids begin to bore a hole into the enamel, thus the beginning of a tooth cavity. This is when you must pay more attention to your oral
  4. 4. Cosmetic Dentistry – Dreaded Cavity • By going on routine visits to the dentist, you will receive thorough dental cleaning and polishing, as well as a comprehensive oral health exam to look for other oral cavity diseases such as gingivitis or oral cancer. A dentist will be happy to demonstrate the proper brushing and flossing techniques needed to optimize your oral hygiene. • Now that you know the importance of cosmetic dentistry and what to do on your own to prevent the development of cavities, make an appointment with Dr. Kezian for your routine check-ups and dental