Tooth cavities can be very painful – both physically and fiscally. Therefore it becomes important to promote ways of preventing them at all costs. Once you are responsible and diligent with regard to your dental hygiene, you should avoid procedures such as root canal treatments, fillings or crowns. This article aims to help you understand how to prevent tooth cavities. To prevent tooth cavities, it’s important to understand what causes them. The corrosive properties of bacteria - and their ubiquitous nature in the mouth - make them the primary cause. Acids corrode the tooth enamel and cause widespread decay which eventually leads to cavities in one or more teeth. Watch this video and learn how you can prevent cavities in children.