15 Myths and Facts About Cavities
14. Myth: Babies Can't Get Cavities
Baby teeth can get cavities that spread to other teeth if left untreated.
15. Fact: You Have to Brush, Floss, and Rinse to Prevent Cavities
"Absolutely! Prevention is the key," Harms says. You need to remove bacteria from teeth.
Brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, and floss and rinse every day. If you remove bacteria each day from every area of your tooth, "you won't get cavities," Harms says.