I always teach my patients that their first line of defense against cavities -- or, as we call them, dental caries -- is prevention. But despite our best efforts, some of us -- myself included! -- have had to see a dentist to treat a cavity. Here are five things you never knew about cavities. Some of these might surprise you.
A daily glass of wine has been linked to cardiovascular heart health benefits and slower aging. Unfortunately, that glass of wine isn't doing much for your teeth. While it's common knowledge that red wine has pigments that can stain the teeth, what many people don't realize is that both red and white wine can stain your teeth.