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Dental Care

20 Dec Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention of Dental Caries

Dental cariesYou spelled it right – dental caries. It is the medical term for cavities or tooth decay. It is a bacterial infection that causes demineralization and destruction of the teeth’s enamel, dentin and cementum – these are the hard tissues of the teeth.

Dental caries results from the production of acid caused by bacterial fermentation of food debris accumulated on the tooth surface. The hard tissues progressively weaken and break down if demineralization exceeds saliva production and other remineralization factors from calcium and fluoridated toothpastes. As the hard tissues break down, dental caries develop. Holes or cavities in the teeth start to show up when acids destroy the tooth enamel, dentin and cementum.

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17 Dec Dental Care for Pregnant Women

Pregnancy is accompanied by a lot of things to take care of including dental care. Generally, pregnant women have to be extra conscious about their physical well-being because the health of the unborn child is dependent on how she takes care of herself. And pregnant...

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