• Tooth Decay -- How it Happens and How to Avoid it

    Tooth Decay is the process of destruction of tooth structure. Tooth Decay is caused by the plague. Plaque is a sticky material that forms on the surface of teeth. Plaque can cause damage when it combines with sugars or starches, provided by food or drinks. This combination produces acids, which destroy enamel layer on teeth.

    published: 17 Nov 2011
  • What causes cavities? - Mel Rosenberg

    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-cavities-mel-rosenberg When a team of archeologists recently came across some 15,000-year-old human remains, they made an interesting discovery: the teeth of those ancient humans were riddled with holes. So what causes cavities, and how can we avoid them? Mel Rosenberg takes us inside our teeth to find out. Lesson by Mel Rosenberg, animation by Andrew Foerster.

    published: 17 Oct 2016
  • Will Soda Really Ruin My Teeth?

    If your teeth are one of the hardest parts of your body, then how could soda damage them? Tune in to learn more. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://money.howstuffworks.com/coca-cola.htm Share on Facebook: http://goo.gl/8JNVBR Share on Twitter: http://goo.gl/Cpu3ax Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7Gt Visit our site: http://www.brainstuffshow.com So there’s an urban myth, if you will, that soda can dissolve a tooth overnight. The Internet has thoroughly busted it. But just because it’s proven that hanging onto a mouthful of cola for upwards of 12 hours won’t hollow out your jaw, that doesn’t mean you should try it. Soft drinks can indeed damage your pearly whites. But how, and how much? Let’s talk teeth. Your teeth have four basic layers: the root, the pulp, the dentin protecting the pu...

    published: 16 Dec 2014
  • Sugar is rotting my teeth!!

    This video is about teeth and fruit and cavities. Let me know what you think! GET MY EBOOK “EATING COMPASSIONATELY” OUT NOW! https://www.e-junkie.com/ecom/gb.php?c=single&cl=293484&i=1469670 Learn about my personal journey with an eating disorder, how I went vegan, and everything in between. Plus 5 bonus recipes!

    published: 16 Dec 2014
  • Sugar rots your teeth | T-16 Days Until I Do

    That was interesting... CAMERA FOR SALE https://goo.gl/t14Bdu Tshirts https://crossfit-invigorate.myshopify.com/ Toothpaste https://carboncoco.com Send us TASTY TREATS! (We will put them in our videos) CrossFit Invigorate 5 Custom Drive Old Saybrook , CT 06475 Email: crossfitrob12@gmail.com SnapChat: Rob- Strongrobb Chris- Choochmonkey Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rob.marino https://www.instagram.com/topher.marino

    published: 16 Aug 2017
  • Rotten Teeth

    a close look at rotten teeth

    published: 08 Sep 2007
  • What Really Causes Cavities?

    Hate going to the dentist? Keep the millions of microbes in your mouth happy. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/1FkxVLb ‖ Twitter! https://twitter.com/gross_science ‖ Tumblr! http://grossscience.tumblr.com/ More Microbe Week videos! (Click "show more" for links) BrainCraft: Good Sleep = Good Gut? https://youtu.be/jkjqQXX47KE Gross Science: What Really Causes Cavities? https://youtu.be/WU05zZJKSdE AMNH: Microbes of New York https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTdeZU_8cLI Science Friday: Your Very Special Bacterial Cloud https://youtu.be/2_ib7Z4bmrg Inspired by the Secret World Inside You exhibition http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/the-secret-world-inside-you ↓Want more info?↓ Welcome to the Microbiome, by Susan Perkins and Rob DeSalle : http://amzn.to/1PtAi3u Kissing and the microbiome: http://bit.ly/...

    published: 25 Jan 2016
  • Melanie Martinez - Bittersweet Tragedy Lyrics

    Melanie Martinez - Bittersweet Tragedy (Lyrics) Sweet boy straight out the movie screen Candy hearts and chocolate dreams I met my prince upon a popcorn ball He held my heart and let it go Ice cream upon a summer's day Beginning sweetness never stays Melting through the cracks in my hands I guess I held on for too long I'm done With your bittersweet Bittersweet tragedy It's no fun When I'm sitting all alone You're right in front of me I'm done With your bitterweet Bittersweet tragedy It's no fun When I'm sitting all alone You're right in front of me (you're right in front of me) You speak sour lemonade to me The bitter taste won't let me be One kiss was supposed to be so sweet But I found grapefruit in your teeth Old gum is all you'll ever be to me I spit you out and brush my teeth...

    published: 19 Aug 2016
  • Larry - That Sugar Film

    Here is a small clip from the film about the effects of sugar on the teeth. This is Larry from Kentucky, he has a condition called 'Mountain Dew Mouth' and it's very common in the region. http://www.thatsugarfilm.com

    published: 20 Mar 2015
  • Charli XCX - Lipgloss feat. cupcakKe [Official Audio]

    Number 1 Angel - http://atlanti.cr/number1angel ►Subscribe to channel: http://goo.gl/D8kLMn ►Twitter - https://twitter.com/charli_xcx ►Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/charlixcxmusic ►Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/charli_xcx/ ►Website: https://xcx.world ►Snapchat: xcxworld

    published: 10 Mar 2017
  • The story of tooth decay

    Its an intriguing story of tooth gabbar n tooth raja...on the morals and principles of. Good oral hygiene and diet ..an the consequences of war with streptomonster ..... Who wins? Who survives? will the good or evil win? Find out...

    published: 01 Aug 2015
  • MCNA Quick Tips: "Effects of Sugar"

    Toby the Dental "X-Pert" researches cavities and effects sugar can have on your teeth. Watch for some tips to keep those cavities away! Visit MCNA Dental online at: http://www.MCNA.net Copyright © 2015. MCNA Dental Plans. All Rights Reserved. No part of this video may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission of MCNA Dental Plans.

    published: 25 Oct 2013
  • Rotten Tooth Kid Loves Candy - Throwback Thursday

    This kid is banned from buying candy at the store, so he gets adults to buy it for him. The cashier prevents the kid from eating the bought candy, and the adults find out why when he smiles - his teeth are 'effin disgusting! Don't miss another Gag - Subscribe!: http://goo.gl/wJxjG Can't click annotations? Killer Bees Attack!: http://youtu.be/GzbYqOIn9Xc Fugitive Prank: http://youtu.be/xP7Pn20qGtA Gags are filmed in Québec. Originality, authenticity and joie de vivre... Discover more about Québec at http://www.quebecoriginal.com/index.html?jpr=gags3 Social Animal? Here are a few interesting links: Twitter: http://twitter.com/JFLGags Facebook: http://facebook.com/jflgags Instagram: http://instagr.am/jflgags Starring Dany Many and a kid with poor dental hygiene Filmed in Montreal, Quebec...

    published: 24 Apr 2014
  • Does Sugar REALLY rot Teeth? - Part 1

    This is a test to show if teeth rot in sugar.

    published: 02 Nov 2015
  • Does Sugar REALLY rot Teeth - Part 4 (at last!)

    The conclusion of the rotting tooth.

    published: 19 Feb 2016
  • Tooth Decay

    Our goal is to help you prevent tooth decay and keep your natural teeth for a lifetime. That's why we want you to understand the process of tooth decay, from start to finish. Armed with this knowledge, you can take steps to stop tooth decay in its tracks. Bacteria and sugar are the culprits Thousands of bacteria exist in everyone's mouth. Most of these bacteria are beneficial. But there are two types of bacteria, mutans streptococcus and lactobacillus, that are the primary culprits in the tooth decay process. If you're not brushing and flossing regularly, or if your oral environment is out of its natural balance, these bacteria reproduce quickly in your mouth, establishing huge colonies whenever they're given the opportunity to feast on foods that contain sugar. Sugars, which are the bu...

    published: 24 Jul 2012
Tooth Decay -- How it Happens and How to Avoid it

Tooth Decay -- How it Happens and How to Avoid it

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Tooth Decay is the process of destruction of tooth structure. Tooth Decay is caused by the plague. Plaque is a sticky material that forms on the surface of teeth. Plaque can cause damage when it combines with sugars or starches, provided by food or drinks. This combination produces acids, which destroy enamel layer on teeth.
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What causes cavities? - Mel Rosenberg

What causes cavities? - Mel Rosenberg

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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-cavities-mel-rosenberg When a team of archeologists recently came across some 15,000-year-old human remains, they made an interesting discovery: the teeth of those ancient humans were riddled with holes. So what causes cavities, and how can we avoid them? Mel Rosenberg takes us inside our teeth to find out. Lesson by Mel Rosenberg, animation by Andrew Foerster.
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Will Soda Really Ruin My Teeth?

Will Soda Really Ruin My Teeth?

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If your teeth are one of the hardest parts of your body, then how could soda damage them? Tune in to learn more. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://money.howstuffworks.com/coca-cola.htm Share on Facebook: http://goo.gl/8JNVBR Share on Twitter: http://goo.gl/Cpu3ax Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7Gt Visit our site: http://www.brainstuffshow.com So there’s an urban myth, if you will, that soda can dissolve a tooth overnight. The Internet has thoroughly busted it. But just because it’s proven that hanging onto a mouthful of cola for upwards of 12 hours won’t hollow out your jaw, that doesn’t mean you should try it. Soft drinks can indeed damage your pearly whites. But how, and how much? Let’s talk teeth. Your teeth have four basic layers: the root, the pulp, the dentin protecting the pulp, and the enamel. Tooth enamel is the hardest tissue the human body produces. Because it’s not alive, it can’t repair itself. That means it takes damage from daily wear and tear, including what we eat and drink. There are two types of trouble drinks can cause: all-over erosion due to the acids they contain, and spot decay caused by the bacteria that grow on your teeth. Both come down to a pH imbalance. On a scale from zero to xenomorph, the human mouth has a pretty neutral pH level: something around 6.8. The pH scale runs from 0 to 14, with 0 being the most acidic, 14 being the most base or alkaline, and 7 being neutral – like pure water. Some of the bacteria in your mouth are sugar-hungry. When you consume sweet stuff like soda, they throw the bacterial equivalent of a house party: They’ll link up into colonies on your teeth called a biofilm or plaque and feast on the sugar. And they’ll excrete acids, which can weaken your enamel wherever they’ve hunkered down, eventually causing cavities. “But Ben,” you might say, “I only drink sugar-free sodas.” That’ll save you from cavities, but all sodas contain acids of their own. On the pH scale, soft drinks have been found to range from around 4.0 to 2.4. For comparison, battery acid is a 1. Your saliva should bring your mouth back to normal within half an hour or so, but your enamel can be affected by anything from about a 5.5 or below. The erosion and decay caused by chronic soda consumption can be rampant – and yes, that’s the official medical term. In one case study, soda abuse was found to do dental damage equivalent to meth or crack abuse. Dentists recommend using straws and rinsing with water after drinking any acidic or sugary stuff. They also stress brushing twice a day with fluoride or remineralizing products to help maintain your enamel. (It can’t heal itself from the inside the way your bones do, but the mineral structure can be buffeted from the outside.) SOURCES: http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/oral-care/problems/what-wears-down-tooth-enamel2.htm/printable http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/oral-care/problems/what-does-smoking-do-to-teeth.htm http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/oral-care/products/hard-toothbrush-destroy-enamel.htm/printable http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/oral-care/problems/cavity.htm/printable http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/datastatistics/finddatabytopic/dentalcaries/ http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2010/08/6000/tooth-enamel-research-combines-science-and-engineering http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16792729 http://www.agd.org/media/142832/ma13_bassiouny.pdf
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Sugar is rotting my teeth!!

Sugar is rotting my teeth!!

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This video is about teeth and fruit and cavities. Let me know what you think! GET MY EBOOK “EATING COMPASSIONATELY” OUT NOW! https://www.e-junkie.com/ecom/gb.php?c=single&cl=293484&i=1469670 Learn about my personal journey with an eating disorder, how I went vegan, and everything in between. Plus 5 bonus recipes!
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Sugar rots your teeth | T-16 Days Until I Do

Sugar rots your teeth | T-16 Days Until I Do

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That was interesting... CAMERA FOR SALE https://goo.gl/t14Bdu Tshirts https://crossfit-invigorate.myshopify.com/ Toothpaste https://carboncoco.com Send us TASTY TREATS! (We will put them in our videos) CrossFit Invigorate 5 Custom Drive Old Saybrook , CT 06475 Email: crossfitrob12@gmail.com SnapChat: Rob- Strongrobb Chris- Choochmonkey Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rob.marino https://www.instagram.com/topher.marino
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Rotten Teeth

Rotten Teeth

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a close look at rotten teeth
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What Really Causes Cavities?

What Really Causes Cavities?

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  • Updated: 25 Jan 2016
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Hate going to the dentist? Keep the millions of microbes in your mouth happy. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/1FkxVLb ‖ Twitter! https://twitter.com/gross_science ‖ Tumblr! http://grossscience.tumblr.com/ More Microbe Week videos! (Click "show more" for links) BrainCraft: Good Sleep = Good Gut? https://youtu.be/jkjqQXX47KE Gross Science: What Really Causes Cavities? https://youtu.be/WU05zZJKSdE AMNH: Microbes of New York https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTdeZU_8cLI Science Friday: Your Very Special Bacterial Cloud https://youtu.be/2_ib7Z4bmrg Inspired by the Secret World Inside You exhibition http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/the-secret-world-inside-you ↓Want more info?↓ Welcome to the Microbiome, by Susan Perkins and Rob DeSalle : http://amzn.to/1PtAi3u Kissing and the microbiome: http://bit.ly/1PNCkFH More on thrush from the CDC: http://1.usa.gov/1KyxNp2 PDF: Role of the Oral Microflora in Health: http://bit.ly/1nueqsB The Role of Bacteria in the Caries Process: http://bit.ly/1PNDPDQ -- Host, Writer, Animator, Editor Anna Rothschild Camera, Sound Katherine Hashimoto Many thanks to Drs. Susan Perkins, Rob DeSalle, and Anne Tanner Toy Box Music Provided by APM Original Footage ©WGBH Educational Foundation Footage and Images Dental Plaque, SEM Steve Gschmeissner/Science Photo Library Dental Plaque Bacteria in Phase Microscope 600X Blue Filter Pond5/jamesbenet Lovers Kissing Romantic Romantic Beautiful Kissing Teens Couple in Hd Pond5/TH_Producties Elderly Couple Pond5/Fotoluminate Dental Plaque From Human Sample 800Z Microscope Pond5/jamesbenet Devan Flickr/Seth Lemmons Candida albicans 2 Wikimedia Commons/GrahamColm Decayed wisdom tooth Wikimedia Commons/ProjectManhattan Dental cavity1 Wikimedia Commons/Digantatalukdar Digital cavity2 Wikimedia Commons/Digantatalukdar Double big gulp Wikimedia Commons/Russell Bernice from New York City, USA Plaque Disclosing Tablets Wikimedia Commons/Themolarbear File: Sugar Cubes (7164573186) Wikimedia Commons/david pacey from LEEDS, West yorkshire File: The Dental cosmos (1912) (14769050452) Wikimedia Commons/White, J.D. McQuillen, J.H. (John Hugh), 1826-1879. Ziegler, George Jacob, 1821-1895. White, James William, 1826-1891. Kirk, Edward C. (Edward Cameron), 1856-1933. Anthony, L. Pierce (Lovick Pierce), b. 1877. File: Phagocytose Entamoeba gingivalis-PMN Wikimedia Commons/Mark Bonner dmd, Institut International de Parodontie, www. parodontite.com Oral thrush. Aphthae. Candida albicans. CDC SFX Dun dun dun Freesound/Simon_Lacelle Squeak Pack/squeak_10 Freesound/Corsica_S Jelly/Jelly Mangling on Plate Freesound/lolamadeus Bubbles Popping Freesound/ch0cchi Produced by WGBH for PBS Digital Studios
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Melanie Martinez - Bittersweet Tragedy Lyrics

Melanie Martinez - Bittersweet Tragedy Lyrics

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Melanie Martinez - Bittersweet Tragedy (Lyrics) Sweet boy straight out the movie screen Candy hearts and chocolate dreams I met my prince upon a popcorn ball He held my heart and let it go Ice cream upon a summer's day Beginning sweetness never stays Melting through the cracks in my hands I guess I held on for too long I'm done With your bittersweet Bittersweet tragedy It's no fun When I'm sitting all alone You're right in front of me I'm done With your bitterweet Bittersweet tragedy It's no fun When I'm sitting all alone You're right in front of me (you're right in front of me) You speak sour lemonade to me The bitter taste won't let me be One kiss was supposed to be so sweet But I found grapefruit in your teeth Old gum is all you'll ever be to me I spit you out and brush my teeth Melting through the cracks in my hands I guess I held on for too long I'm done With your bittersweet Bittersweet tragedy It's no fun When I'm sitting all alone You're right in front of me I'm done With your bitterweet Bittersweet tragedy It's no fun When I'm sitting all alone You're right in front of me (you're right in front of me) Enough of your bittersweet Your sugar rots my teeth Clogs up my arteries Your bittersweet shit is a tragedy I'm done With your bittersweet Bittersweet tragedy It's no fun When I'm sitting all alone You're right in front of me I'm done With your bitterweet Bittersweet tragedy It's no fun When I'm sitting all alone You're right in front of me (you're right in front of me)
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Larry - That Sugar Film

Larry - That Sugar Film

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Here is a small clip from the film about the effects of sugar on the teeth. This is Larry from Kentucky, he has a condition called 'Mountain Dew Mouth' and it's very common in the region. http://www.thatsugarfilm.com
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Charli XCX - Lipgloss feat. cupcakKe [Official Audio]

Charli XCX - Lipgloss feat. cupcakKe [Official Audio]

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Number 1 Angel - http://atlanti.cr/number1angel ►Subscribe to channel: http://goo.gl/D8kLMn ►Twitter - https://twitter.com/charli_xcx ►Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/charlixcxmusic ►Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/charli_xcx/ ►Website: https://xcx.world ►Snapchat: xcxworld
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The story of tooth decay

The story of tooth decay

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Its an intriguing story of tooth gabbar n tooth raja...on the morals and principles of. Good oral hygiene and diet ..an the consequences of war with streptomonster ..... Who wins? Who survives? will the good or evil win? Find out...
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MCNA Quick Tips: "Effects of Sugar"

MCNA Quick Tips: "Effects of Sugar"

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Toby the Dental "X-Pert" researches cavities and effects sugar can have on your teeth. Watch for some tips to keep those cavities away! Visit MCNA Dental online at: http://www.MCNA.net Copyright © 2015. MCNA Dental Plans. All Rights Reserved. No part of this video may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission of MCNA Dental Plans.
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Rotten Tooth Kid Loves Candy - Throwback Thursday

Rotten Tooth Kid Loves Candy - Throwback Thursday

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This kid is banned from buying candy at the store, so he gets adults to buy it for him. The cashier prevents the kid from eating the bought candy, and the adults find out why when he smiles - his teeth are 'effin disgusting! Don't miss another Gag - Subscribe!: http://goo.gl/wJxjG Can't click annotations? Killer Bees Attack!: http://youtu.be/GzbYqOIn9Xc Fugitive Prank: http://youtu.be/xP7Pn20qGtA Gags are filmed in Québec. Originality, authenticity and joie de vivre... Discover more about Québec at http://www.quebecoriginal.com/index.html?jpr=gags3 Social Animal? Here are a few interesting links: Twitter: http://twitter.com/JFLGags Facebook: http://facebook.com/jflgags Instagram: http://instagr.am/jflgags Starring Dany Many and a kid with poor dental hygiene Filmed in Montreal, Quebec
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Does Sugar REALLY rot Teeth? - Part 1

Does Sugar REALLY rot Teeth? - Part 1

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This is a test to show if teeth rot in sugar.
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Does Sugar REALLY rot Teeth - Part 4 (at last!)

Does Sugar REALLY rot Teeth - Part 4 (at last!)

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The conclusion of the rotting tooth.
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Tooth Decay

Tooth Decay

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Our goal is to help you prevent tooth decay and keep your natural teeth for a lifetime. That's why we want you to understand the process of tooth decay, from start to finish. Armed with this knowledge, you can take steps to stop tooth decay in its tracks. Bacteria and sugar are the culprits Thousands of bacteria exist in everyone's mouth. Most of these bacteria are beneficial. But there are two types of bacteria, mutans streptococcus and lactobacillus, that are the primary culprits in the tooth decay process. If you're not brushing and flossing regularly, or if your oral environment is out of its natural balance, these bacteria reproduce quickly in your mouth, establishing huge colonies whenever they're given the opportunity to feast on foods that contain sugar. Sugars, which are the building blocks of starchy foods like pasta, crackers, bread, and sweets, can build up on your teeth if you don't brush regularly. This sugar buildup is one component of plaque, a sticky film of saliva, food debris, and bacteria that's constantly forming on your teeth. If it's not removed, plaque mineralizes and can turn into rock-hard tartar in as little as 24 hours. To survive and multiply in your mouth,the decay-causing bacteria feed off of the simple sugars that are produced from the starches you eat. This causes a chemical reaction in which the sugars are broken down into simpler elements. One of these elements is an acid. As you probably know, acid breaks down many things, including your tooth enamel. Every time you eat a starchy food, your teeth are bathed in this acid for 20 minutes or more. The process of decay The acid slowly dissolves the hard, protective enamel layer on your teeth, forming a demineralized area that appears as a white or brown spot on your tooth. That spot is the first visible sign of tooth decay. If the area does not remineralize, it will progress until a hole, also known as a cavity, develops on the surface of your tooth. It's vital that we treat your tooth decay early, before it can penetrate the surface of your tooth. Once a cavity has entered the softer dentin layer of your teeth, it can grow more quickly and may lead to a much more complicated and expensive set of problems. How to avoid decay You can cut down on the frequency of acid production in your mouth by limiting the number of times you eat each day. Also, when you brush and floss properly and regularly, there's very little plaque on your teeth. Consequently, the number of decay-causing bacteria on the surfaces of your teeth will be dramatically reduced, and in turn, they won't be producing the enamel-destroying acid. You should also use toothpaste that contains fluoride, which will strengthen your tooth enamel so it's more resistant to decay. And what about the times when you can't brush? You'll need to use other methods, like rinsing with water or a fluoride mouthrinse or chewing sugarless gum, to minimize the acid attacks and protect your teeth.
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