tooth decay

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Increased Risk of Tooth Decay in Children

There is a high level of dental caries in deciduous teeth in developed countries; at a rate of 20.5% in children, aged 2-5 in the US and 25% in children aged three in Japan. Traditional methods to prevent tooth decay in young children include sugar restriction, oral fluoride supplementation and fluoride varnish. A new research…

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Root Canal

Root canal therapy is needed when the nerve of a tooth is affected by infection¬†or decay. In order to save the tooth, the pulp (which is the living tissue inside the tooth) will have to be removed all together with the nerves, bacteria and decay. The remaining space will then be filled with specially medicated…