Detecting the Signs of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay is a serious dental problem that attacks children’s smiles. This problem usually develops when the child is sent to bed with a bottle full of milk or a sugary liquid or when the teeth are frequently exposed to decay-causing substances for long periods of time. It’s important to get baby bottle tooth decay treated as soon... read more »

Cavity Formation and Acid Erosion

Cavities are holes that form in the outer layer of your tooth (called enamel). The holes are dangerous, because they can expose the nerve endings and other soft tissues located inside the tooth, putting the tooth at risk for failure. These tooth holes form primarily due to acid erosion. Acid can come from both food and drink, as well as... read more »

Restore a Tooth With a Dental Filling

If you aren't consistent with your daily oral hygiene routine, or if you put off your routine dental checkups or recommended treatment with Dr. Samuel D. Knight, a cavity could develop on one of your teeth. Early symptoms often include discomfort when chewing, tooth sensitivity, or a noticeable change in texture. A dental filling in Farr West, Utah, may be... read more »