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One of the key oral health conditions that can damage or smile in your life is due to cavities. Cavities often arise and due to harmful acids slowly wearing your tooth enamel away over time. Another way to prevent cavities is to always exercise caution with the foods and drinks you consume. To assist in cavity prevention, make sure your teeth and gums are always clean and free of debris.

Building your smile consist of always keeping it clean. To help prevent cavities, you should always brush your teeth at least twice every day and floss once a day as well. Furthermore, consider using alternative products such as mouthwash and chewing gum whenever possible. This will help eliminate the risk of harmful acids and plaque buildup throughout the day.

Ideally, you need to make sure that the products you are eating are safe for you. This includes eating nutritious meals whenever possible. Not only should you avoid sugar and starchy products that can contribute to harmful acids and plaque buildup in your mouth, but you will also need to avoid sticky and chewy foods that can increase the rate of tooth decay as well as avoid hard snacks that can chip and crack your teeth.

Are you ready to be cavity-free? If so, please call 623-566-1200 to schedule an appointment with Ventana Family Dentistry at our office in Peoria, Arizona. Dr. Craig Thompson and our expert team are here to ensure you receive the cavity protection and prevention treatments your smile needs.