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Dental cavities are perhaps the most common dental health issue there is. Almost all of us have experienced at least a small cavity at one time or another in our lives. Cavities are especially common in young children because the enamel of baby teeth is much weaker than that of adult teeth.

What are Cavities?

Cavities are areas on the teeth where the enamel has been damaged or worn away. As plaque and bacteria continue to break down these vulnerable areas, small holes will develop in the tooth creating a cavity. It’s important to get cavities treated right away because, if left untreated, they can develop into tooth decay or even a tooth infection.

Common Causes Of Cavities

Below are a few of the most common causes of cavities to look out for:

  • Failing to brush often enough or for long enough
  • Too many sugary drinks like sodas or juices
  • Bacteria in the mouth
  • Frequent snacking without brushing in between
  • A combination of any the above factors

If you’re experiencing tooth pain or a dark spot on a tooth, it’s important to make an appointment at SpringRock Dental. We can treat your dental cavity with a filling before it develops into an even more painful dental condition! Our Aurora dental office located off South Abilene Street 80012. We care for all dental patients in Aurora, Denver, Lowery, Montclair, Aurora Highlands, Stapleton, and Utah Park. Our local family dentist has the care and expertise to offer you and your family the care you deserve.

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