If you regularly visit the dentist, you’ve probably heard the word “cavity” a handful of times. You have even had a cavity at some point. But can you say exactly what a cavity is? If not, don’t worry, you’re not alone.

In the video below provided by the American Dental Association, you’ll find an explanation of what a cavity is and what it means for your teeth. Once you have a better understanding of cavities, you’ll be better equipped to prevent them from happening in your own mouth.

To learn more about how to prevent tooth decay and keep your mouth healthy, call First Dental Associates at (781) 435-7290. You can also request an appointment using our convenient online contact form.