What is a tooth cavity?

Dr. William Harper, a Newport News area dentist, emphasizes the important role that preventive dental care plays in maintaining good oral health for a lifetime. These visits enable he and his staff to spot dental problems such as cavities in the early stage and can prevent further damage and more complex issues affecting oral health.

Ever wonder what a tooth cavity is and how it forms?

Watch this quick ADA video on how cavities form, including quick tips on how to avoid getting them!

Keeping your natural teeth strong and healthy for a lifetime is our goal- be sure to visit our Poquoson dental office twice a year for regular preventive care to reduce your risk of developing cavities and gum disease.