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?
Dentists conduct a thorough examination of your teeth for detecting cavities. He or she will use a mirror and a probe to determine the location and sensitivity of teeth. In case of a severe dental caries, a tooth X-ray may be ordered in order to determine the extent of decay
HOW IS DENTAL CARIES TREATED?
The Treatment aims to prevent tooth damage from leading to cavities. The various treatment options may involve:
• Root canals
DID YOU KNOW?
This condition mainly occurs when the daily remineralisation process of the teeth sees an imbalance.