Are you experiencing tooth pain or sensitivity? You might need to be assessed for a possible cavity.
Cavities can be caused by a combination of factors including bacteria in the mouth, frequent snacking or sugary drinks, and poor oral hygiene. Cavities are also referred to as tooth decay or caries. Tooth decay is a permanently damaged area in the hard surface of your teeth. These damaged areas develop into tiny openings or holes. You might have a cavity if you are noticing:
The dentists at Southern Roots Dentistry of Shreveport, LA can treat cavities in a variety of ways. Possible treatment options include fillings, crowns, root canals, or extractions.
Our dental team will do a comprehensive assessment and determine the best treatment option for you.
Cavities have the potential to cause serious discomfort and can lead to other health problems if untreated. Please get in touch with us today to schedule your evaluation.