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What Causes Tooth Decay? Cavity 101 | Causes | Treatment

What causes tooth decay? In this video Dr. Nemeth talks about what causes cavities and how to treat dental carries.

Dental Cavities are extremely common. More than 80% of Americans have at least one cavity by the time they enter their mid-30s. Cavities are one of the most common chronic diseases that affect all ages.

Carries is a tooth disease caused by bacteria.

When bad cleaning habits, plaque and time are all combined, this forms dental carries.

Plaque forms and the bacteria products disintegrate the enamel. Once the cavity penetrates the dentin, #cavities can not be stopped by regular brushing and flossing.

#Cavities , also called #toothdecay or #caries are caused by bacteria in your mouth, frequent snacking, sugary drinks and not cleaning your teeth effectively.

If a cavity is left untreated, it gets larger and affects deeper layers of your teeth. Tooth decay can cause a severe toothache, infection and tooth loss.

How can you prevent cavities?
Proper brushing and flossing
Avoid Sugary Foods
Fluoride Treatments
See your dentist regularly!

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please visit our website


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29829 Telegraph Road # 111
Southfield, MI 48034
(248) 357-3100

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