Cavities in children are treated in the same way as those in adults: by drilling the cavity from the tooth and using a filling to repair the tooth. Fillings can be made from composite or silver amalgam. In the case of a ... More »

Holes in the gums are usually cavities, which are caused by tooth decay. Tooth decay is usually caused by bacteria which are different from the ones that cause gum disease. Holes in the gum can also be caused by acute ne... More » Health

The major feature of Clinpro 5000 toothpaste is its ability to prevent cavities by increasing the teeth's resistance to bacteria and tooth decay. Clinpro 5000 toothpaste is a prescription sodium fluoride in paste form th... More » Health Dental Dental Hygiene

As of 2015, the average cost for getting a cavity filled at the dentist is about $170 for a front tooth filling and $183 for a molar filling, according to NerdWallet. However, these averages are based on national costs, ... More »

Some causes of sensitive teeth include a recent filling, tooth decay, broken tooth, worn out enamel, cavities, brushing the teeth too hard, eating acidic foods and poor oral health, says Simplestepsdental. Certain dental... More »

Nerve pain in teeth has many causes, including inflamed sinuses, gum disease, cracked teeth, cavities, exposed roots, and inflammation or infection in the pulp of a tooth, states Dear Doctor. In severe cases infection sp... More »

According to WebMD, pericoronitis occurs when the wisdom tooth partially erupts through the gums, allowing bacteria to enter the cavity and cause an infection. The high risk of wisdom tooth infection, or pericoronitis, m... More »