Adult Tooth Decay
We all hate to hear that our dentist has found new cavities since our last visit. Even worse, some cavities create pain that we can do little to alleviate. Cavities are areas of decay on teeth, and they can form on any surface of a tooth. To repair a cavity, the decay must be removed and replaced with a manmade substance. How can you deter decay to avoid negative reports from your dentist and nagging oral pain? First, you must understand what causes tooth decay.