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Tooth Decay » Healing of Tooth Decay/Enamel Without a Dental Filling, a New Reality?

Is it actually possible to heal tooth decay and remineralize enamel without a dental filling on the dental chair? The first line treatment of initial tooth decay is to clean the ...


Dental Disease » Early Childhood Dental Caries or Nursing Bottle Caries, Dental Disease of Baby Teeth

The progression of dental caries in baby teeth (Nursing Bottle Caries) and its etiology Dental plaque and saliva play a major role in causing localized disintegration of tooth surface that leads ...


Dentistry » Medications used in dentistry to prevent tooth decay (dental cavities)

Tooth decay can be prevented, if not cured, by using anti plaque agents in dentistry There are numerous anti plaque medications which reduce the number of bacteria in the oral cavity ...


Fluoride » Fluoride therapy in dentistry, use to prevent tooth decay

Flouride can be used systemically or topically to prevent dental caries/tooth decay In dentistry, fluoride can be administered in two ways to prevent tooth decay, especially among children: Systemically and Topically. Fluoride ...


Fluoride » Use of fluoride in dentistry, fighting oral diseases

Fluoride is amongst the other medications that are used to fight oral diseases in dentistry Fluoride is an anticaries medication which is employed to prevent dental caries or tooth decay.  Fluoride ...


Acidic Foods » Foods and beverages that stain your teeth, harmful for oral health

Following are some foods and beverages that may stain your teeth: 1.  Coffee- It is acidic and dark in color. 2.  Tea- It belongs to the tannin group and can stain as ...


Tooth Decay » Foods and beverages that may stain your teeth and consequently cause tooth decay

Tooth discoloration due to many foods and acidic beverages that cause tooth decay Enamel is the hardest outermost layer of the tooth, but it also porous.which makes it more vulnerable to ...


Red Wine » Red Wine, an alcoholic drink, its impact on Oral Health which may form dental cavities

Red wine may not be so good for your oral health leading to tooth decay or dental cavities In moderation, red wine may be healthy for your overall health but unfortunately ...


Tooth Decay » Dentists Call for Fluoridation to Tackle Kids’ Tooth Decay

Importance of Fluoride in Drinking Water, for the Sake of Children’s Teeth Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is proved in preventing tooth decay.  Fluoride’s action in preventing tooth decay ...


Dental Cavities » Pit or Fissure Caries, a type of Dental Cavities

Pit or Fissure Caries formation, impact on oral health Pit or fissure caries develop on the occlusal surface of molars or premolars, on the buccal or lingual surfaces or lingual surface ...


Dental Cavities » Types of Dental Cavities or Tooth Decay

Classification of Dental Cavities, Dental caries Dental cavities or dental caries has been classified in a number of ways, depending upon location, etiology, rapidity of progression and the hard tissues affected. ...