Plaque & Tooth Decay

Plaque & Tooth Decay

Plaque buildup on teeth is what causes tooth decay, our dentists can help with plaque and tooth decay.

The clear/yellowish sticky film that coats teeth is what’s commonly known as plaque. Plaque contains bacteria that create acidity which then leads to tooth decay.

  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Avoiding the dentist and not getting teeth cleaned
  • Diet such as sugary foods

  • Dental scale and clean
  • Regular dental check ups
  • Good oral hygiene (regularly brushing your teeth)
  • Avoid eating sugary food

  • Plaque can eat away at teeth and result in toothache and severe pain
  • Cause dental nerve damage and require root canal therapy
  • Loss of tooth resulting in extraction

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