4 Cavity Contributors You Didn’t Know About

Hi, Member of the Bella Dental Services Community, Most people know that cavities are caused by poor oral hygiene and eating sugary foods. But those aren’t the only contributors.  Did you know about these other four causes of cavities? 1-Deep Tooth Crevices & Enamel Issues Enamel issues and deep crevices create perfect breeding grounds for bacteria and plaque growth. They... read more »

Take Care of Your Teeth with Chewing Gum

  Did you know that saliva plays a crucial role in your oral health care by working to neutralize harmful acids and rinsing away plaque buildup? Yes, it’s true! Thus, it is essential to make sure you have saliva production in your mouth. To assist with saliva production, consider chewing gum after meals. In order to protect your smile, always... read more »

How Does Sugarless Gum Help Prevent Cavities?

Did you know that sugar-free gum can prevent cavities? According to numerous studies done on the subject, chewing sugarless gum after a meal for at least 20 minutes helps prevent cavities. But how? The truth is that the cavity-fighters that allow this to occur are not from the sugarless gum itself, but rather the process it creates inside your mouth.... read more »