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How to Treat and Prevent Dental Root Cavities

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Tooth decay occurs when bacteria in your mouth create acids that damage the enamel on the surface of your teeth. Dentists call the damage “caries,” but most people refer to the holes that result in damaged teeth as “cavities.”

Decay can occur on any surface of the tooth: the biting surface, the smooth flat sides of the tooth, and the root. Root cavities by definition are the cavities that affect the root.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Healthline ,

Article Written By:  Jennifer Larson

Original Article Posted on:   October 7, 2020

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