A dentist will treat a cavity by removing the decayed part of the tooth and covering or filling that part with a dental filling material. The cavity that is left open is where dental fillings are placed. Fillings can also be used in repairing broken or cracked teeth.
There are many materials which are used to fill teeth. Continue reading
This article takes a look at the meaning of gum disease, causes, prevention and solutions to gum disease.
Gum disease is the inflammation of the soft tissues of the gum and abnormal loss of bone that surrounds teeth and holds them in place. Gum disease is generally divided into two types:
1. Gingivitis – This is inflammation of the gums mostly caused by plaque.
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PREVENTION OF BAD BREATH
Bad breath or halitosis is a common problem that many people are fighting every day. One way that nearly everyone uses in attempt to fight it is the use of toothpaste. You may be surprised however to hear that the toothpaste you use may be the same reason for your problem. Continue reading