Tooth Decay

The softening of the tooth enamel caused by permanent damage due to bacteria producing acids is called tooth decay. When you eat sugary food, the bacteria in the mouth break down the sugar and produce acid, which demineralizes the tooth surface resulting in a cavity. Some of the factors that increase the risk of tooth decay are dry mouth, poor oral hygiene, frequent snacking, eating sticky foods, etc.

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I have tooth pain, and there is a black hole in it. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 33-years-old, and I have tooth pain, and there is a black hole in it. There has been a pain for the past three days.  Read Full »


Dr. Raghu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query, and I will help you out. I would like to know which tooth is paining and is the pain continuous or intermediate? There are multiple reasons for pain. As you have mentioned the black hole, the tooth pain may be because of dental caries that ha...  Read Full »

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