Doral Dental Specialty Center


Cavities (Caries)

Even when your child has diligent oral hygiene, they can develop cavities. Our Pediatric Dentist in Doral, FL can identify tooth decay and treat them before the tooth needs an extraction or falls out. At Doral Dental Specialty Center, we provide comprehensive pediatric dental care and treatment. Whether your child is showing symptoms of cavities or it is time for their first dental visit, we can take care of all kinds of dental concerns.

What are Cavities or Caries?

Cavities are damaged areas on the hard surface of your teeth. They develop and form tiny holes or openings. They are also referred to as caries or tooth decay and can be caused by a combination of reasons including:

When cavities are left untreated, they can become larger and reach the deeper layers, causing severe toothache, infection, and even tooth loss.

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Symptoms of Cavities

The symptoms of cavities can be different and depend on where they occur and their stage. During the initial phase, your child may not show any symptoms. When the decay becomes larger, the following signs and symptoms can appear:

Things to Know About Our Cavity Treatment

As parents, you should know the following about cavities:

At Doral Dental Specialty Center, our office offers multiple dental specialties. This means your child or you yourself can receive comprehensive dental care and treatment in one place.