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Dental Caries is also known as tooth decay or cavities are the decay or break down of teeth due to the action of bacteria. Dental caries can vary in colors, some are yellow and some are black. Symptoms of dental caries are:
• Pain in tooth
• Difficulty in biting or eating
• Inflammation of gums or abscess
• Tooth loss
HOW IS DENTAL CARIES DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis can be done by a dentist or a dental hygienist with the help of a physical examination as well as an X ray to gauge the extent and spread of the caries, so as to recommend an effective mode of treatment for the same.
HOW IS DENTAL CARIES TREATED?
There are three things to consider in the treatment of dental caries: Prevention, remineralization, and restoration. Prevention is basically avoiding further decay and also using a filling to cover the hole. Remineralization is reversing shallow caries by treating with a substance that contains fluoride or calcium. When a caries is too large for remineralization, restoration of the tooth is done through root canal treatment and then capping it using an artificial crown.
DID YOU KNOW?
By making simple changes in diet and hygiene, dental caries can be prevented