Preventing tooth decay

Written by: Fernando Gómez
Edited by: Top Doctors®

A cavity is an injury to the tooth surface and just musing that destroys tooth structure.

The cause tooth decay bacteria living inside our mouth and transform the remains of food we eat into powerful acids that slowly decalcified tooth can get to destroy it .

If cavities are not treated could grow and affect the pulp, causing infection and severe pain.

Caries treatment


Preventing tooth decay

Cavities can be prevented by having a very good hygiene after each food intake. In addition, it is necessary to maintain a diet that avoids a high sugar content and difficult to remove food from the teeth.

As toothpaste, incorporating fluorine was made ​​for their properties on the enamel surface, it hardens and strengthens the enamel against caries acids. Of course, it is important to control by dental professionals to verify that everything is being done in the right way and teach us how to control the risk of caries.


Diagnosis and treatment of caries

The most important is the tactile visual diagnosis; see possible injuries and try to differentiate. X-rays can be made to find cavities between teeth. In addition, there are electronic detectors decay or chemical, but not work as well as the other two methods.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection
 Fernando Gómez

By Fernando Gómez

Mr. Gomez is a specialist in painless and extreme Endodontics, Periodontal surgery and more than 7 years of experience in various dental clinics. He is also an adjunct professor at the European University of Madrid and associate professor in the Master of Endodontics at the Complutense University of Madrid.

Currently Mr. Gómez specializes in complicated treatments Endodontics and Periodontics Bordonclinic.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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