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How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay
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How To Identify and Treat Tooth Decay

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Discover how to control and even eliminate Tooth Decay. …

Discover how to control and even eliminate Tooth Decay.

Because Tooth Decay causes the destruction of your teeth, usually from the production of acid by bacteria that feeds on food accumulated on the surface of your teeth, it's easier to control and prevent than you might think.

Learn how to stop the bacteria produced "acid attacks" that cause tooth decay and cavities.

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  • 1. www.dentaloptimizer.com How to Prevent the Devastating Effects of Tooth Decay
  • 2. www.dentaloptimizer.com What is Tooth Decay? (1 of 2) Tooth Decay is the destruction of your teeth, usually from the production of acid by bacteria that feeds on food accumulated on the surface of your teeth. This "acid attack" causes tooth decay and cavities to begin to form.
  • 3. www.dentaloptimizer.com Decay that has spread into the nerve of the tooth. Usually accompanied with severe toothache. Root Canal or extraction is needed here. Decay that has spread into dentine and must be treated (with a filling). The Decay may not cause any symptoms at this stage. What is Tooth Decay? (2 of 2)
  • 4. www.dentaloptimizer.com Decay occurs when PLAQUE, the sticky substance that forms on teeth, combines with the sugars and/or starches from the foods that we eat. This combination produces acids that attack tooth enamel. What Causes Tooth Decay? (1 of 5)
  • 5. www.dentaloptimizer.com GERMS We all have germs in our mouths – some good and some bad. The bad germs and bacteria cause cavities. What Causes Tooth Decay? (2 of 5)
  • 6. www.dentaloptimizer.com PARENTS & CAREGIVERS Germs and bacteria can be spread from parents and caregivers to infants and toddlers through Saliva. What Causes Tooth Decay? (3 of 5)
  • 7. www.dentaloptimizer.com DIET Sweet or high-carbohydrate foods or sweet drinks feed the bad germs. These bad germs and bacteria cause your teeth to decay. What Causes Tooth Decay? (4 of 5)
  • 8. www.dentaloptimizer.com ACIDS When you eat food containing sugar (sucrose) the germs and bacteria in your mouth use it as fuel to produce acids that eat away at your teeth. What Causes Tooth Decay? (5 of 5)
  • 9. www.dentaloptimizer.com 1 Schedule regular dentist appointments. Tooth Decay can be stopped if it’s caught early. You can catch and treat prevent tooth decay by visiting your dentist twice a year. How To Treat Tooth Decay? (1 of 5)
  • 10. www.dentaloptimizer.com Get fillings. Teeth that show signs of decay and cavities should be filled to prevent further damage. When you get a filling the dentist removes the decayed part of the tooth and replace it with one of several dental filling materials. 2 How To Treat Tooth Decay? (2 of 5)
  • 11. www.dentaloptimizer.com Place a crown over the tooth. to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength or to improve its appearance. 3 How To Treat Tooth Decay? (2 of 5)
  • 12. www.dentaloptimizer.com Extract the decaying tooth. When a tooth that severely damaged by decay removing it may be the only form of treatment 4 How To Treat Tooth Decay? (4 of 5)
  • 13. www.dentaloptimizer.com 5 Brush and floss your teeth on a daily basis. Developing good oral health habits is the best way to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. How To Treat Tooth Decay? (5 of 5)
  • 14. www.dentaloptimizer.com 1. Eat chocolates, candies & sweeteners made from Xylitol instead of sugar 2. Estimate the cost of professional cleaning with our Dental Cost Calculator 3. Find a local dentist in our Dental Directory of over 90,000 dentists 4. Get Financing for the entire cost of your new braces 4 Tips & Tools To Stop Decay

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