Tooth Decay Treatments
Tooth decay is also known as dental caries is the dental cavity or corrosion of the exterior surface of the tooth. It is caused by bacteria, sugary drinks, and not having good daily oral hygiene. Although tooth decay is one of the world’s most common health problems, if not treated, it can cause severe toothache, infection, and tooth loss. There a different way of treating a cavity depending on the severity of the tooth, after an X-ray your dentist can decide if you need fluoride treatment, root canal, crown, or a filling. Regular dental visits, good flossing, and brushing routines will keep you protected against cavities. However, if you are experiencing pain or discomfort, see your dentist as soon as possible to prevent any potential tooth problems.