Bacteria thrive on sugars and carbohydrates, which provide the energy bacteria need to grow, reproduce, and create the enamel- eating acid that causes cavities.
Flossing every day is also important in preventing cavities, because floss reaches between teeth where a toothbrush cannot go.
Good oral hygiene significantly reduces your child’s risk of developing cavities. Brushing helps remove the food sources that feed the bacteria that cause cavities.
We have special training in helping anxious children feel secure during dental treatment, ensuring that most children feel calm, comfortable and confident when they’re here.