Tooth decay is a condition where germs and other sort of bacteria tend to attack the tooth and eat up its enamel causing decay. The common symptoms of tooth decay include excessive pain in the tooth followed with inflammation. Some individuals would also have trouble teeth sensitivity, especially having very hot and cold foods. Chipping teeth, weaker mouth movements, etc. are also signs of tooth decay.
HOW IS TOOTH DECAY DIAGNOSED?
To diagnose the condition, your dentistry specialist will conduct thorough physical examination along with teeth x-ray to check your tooth and evaluate the extent of damage.
HOW IS TOOTH DECAY TREATED?
The treatment of Tooth Decay depends upon the severity of the decay and the treatment can vary from root canal, tooth extractions to fillings and fluoride treatment.
DID YOU KNOW?
Tooth decay can lead to earlier loss of teeth along with other associated dental problems, which makes the entire ordeal very painful.