Kenilworth Dental Associates
658 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 210, Towson, MD 21204

7 Essential Tips for Cavity Prevention

Cavity Prevention

Anyone with teeth can get a cavity; the problem occurs when tooth enamel is damaged and a hole forms on the tooth’s surface. If it remains untreated, the cavity will become larger. Eventually, the tooth fractures or nerve exposure causes pain. Diets full of sugary drinks and snacks and lack of proper oral hygiene are responsible for many cavities in kids and adults. The adults and children tooth decay affects the most are those who aren’t practicing consistent dental care.

When followed consistently, the tips listed below can help you with cavity prevention. For more detailed information and to obtain treatment for existing tooth decay, consult your dentist in Towson.

  1. Using a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste, brush twice daily and after meals when possible, and floss every day. If you are unable to brush after meals, rinse with plain water to remove food debris.
  2. Eat healthy, tooth-friendly foods like fresh fruits and vegetables and unsweetened drinks. Try to avoid chips, candies and sweets that get stuck in your teeth unless you can brush immediately after eating them.
  3. Limit snacks. If you snack or sip on beverages throughout the day, your oral bacteria will produce acids that hasten the destruction of tooth enamel.
  4. Consider using a fluoride mouth rinse If you are at significant risk of developing cavities.
  5. Drink fluoridated tap water regularly.
  6. If you have a tendency to develop tooth decay, ask your dentist about professional dental sealants. Sealants are applied to the chewing surface of each back tooth to seal off the grooves that collect residual food and harbor plaque. You may also discuss professional fluoride treatments or antibacterial mouth rinses.
  7. Affordable dentists are your smile’s best friends. Visit your dentist regularly for exams and professional dental cleanings.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Towson, call Kenilworth Dental Associates today at (410) 616-7981 or make an appointment.

Kenilworth Dental Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Towson. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Kenilworth Dental Associates, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Kenilworth Dental Associates.

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I’ve been going here for 20 years. I like Dr. Windsor and his staff!
Ellen L.
The entire office staff is warm and welcoming. Dr. Windsor & his assistant Carrie work extremely well together to make sure patient’s are comfortable and satisfied. This is the first […]
Charity F.
I went there when for most of the years I worked in Towson so it was convenient, but I started going there a long time ago and have always been happy with the service.
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Very professional service, exceptionally knowledgeable and very friendly staff.
Robert R.
Everyone was so caring and kind. I haven’t found a dentist like this in 20 years. I’m so glad we found them.
Katy L.
First time at the Kenilworth practice and I was blown away with the upmost hospitality and eagerness to make sure my daughter and myself understood and enjoyed our visit.
Kaylyn S.
I work in Annapolis, and the people here don’t generally travel to Towson for a dentist.
David S.
Pam was (and always is) wonderful! I always ask her to be quick and painless, and she is! Thank you!
Theresa Q.
They do great work and are delightful people to be around.
Frederic B.
(I already recommended your office!) Everyone is very kind and polite. Doctor Windsor seems very experienced, and I felt very comfortable and safe under his care (as well as everyone else’s).
Victoria C.
Very welcoming. Made me feel comfortable.
Cola E.
Always friendly & do good work
James C.
Professional and caring approach! Thank you
Catherine G.
Staff was friendly, warm and helpful.
Nicole R.
Excellent experience in a beautiful office! A wonderful office staff with a highly skilled and gentle dentist. I couldn’t be happier if I hired the doctor myself!
Barry L.
Great service for a lifetime! Been coming here for over 20 years and the staff is lovely, friendly and professional!
Joan C.
I like the people
Bernard H.
Dr. Windsor is an excellent dentist. He has been my dentist for over 20 years! His staff is helpful and courteous.
Richard K.
the team is very nice.
Bernard H.
Dr. Windsor and his team are AMAZING. They were quick to get me an appointment, listened to my concerns and were extremely personable! I have hated getting dental work done in the past with other […]
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  • Monday 7:15 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:15 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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