Prevalence of Tooth Decay in Adults

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If you’ve had a cavity, you’re in good company. The overwhelming majority of adults will develop cavities at some point in their lives. While tooth decay is common, it is still harmful to your oral health. It’s important to maintain good oral hygiene practices and visit your dentist twice a year for regularly scheduled checkups and cleanings to reduce your risk of developing tooth decay.

We’ve created the following infographic to highlight some of the statistics regarding the prevalence of tooth decay among adults. Dr. Greenhalgh offers a wide range of general dentistry services to help you maintain optimal levels of oral health and minimize your risk of tooth decay moving forward.

Please contact Dr. Scott Greenhalgh using the form on this page or call 303-988-9060 today to schedule an appointment. We serve patients in Lakewood and throughout the Denver area.

tooth decay infographic - Lakewood Dentist