Dr. Alin Alkass: What Are Cavities?

Cavities are spaces on the surface of the tooth that have become permanently damaged. Over time, cavities develop into small holes or openings. Cavities, also called caries, are a common type of tooth decay. They are caused by many factors including improper oral hygiene, mouth bacteria and sugary snacks and drinks. Dentist Alin Alkass has been treating cavities, the most common dental problem in the world, for nearly a decade. He treats children, teens and adults for cavities by performing fillings and root canals with expert precision.