U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Caries

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Immediately: Secondary caries can start as soon as bacteria have a food source to produce acids and therefore cause demineralization of the tooth. That is why it ... Read More
Dr. Travis Campbell
Cosmetic Dentistry 13 years experience
3-4 months: Cavities of any kind can develop in as little as 3-4 months once they start. If you are asking how long a restoration should last, the average life... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Ledford
Dentistry 30 years experience
See your dentist: Once a tooth has caries or decay it will continue to grow until the tooth is fixed by a dentist. You can stop caries before they start by brushing and... Read More
Dr. Mark Cannon
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Re-mineralization: Small cavities without loss of the matrix can be reversed by utilizing an effective re-mineralization program. We often create custom trays and have t... Read More
Dr. Mark Cannon
Pediatrics 42 years experience
So many ways!!!: Stopping decay is the most basic of preventive care goals. We often reverse small cavities by re-mineralization. Mi paste with high levels of calcium ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Low caries from?: Their diet is extremely low in refined sugars. Caries rate is directly associated with sugar consumption.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Inaccurate statement: Latest study: "In conclusion, the prevalence of dental caries in the deciduous and permanent dentitions of 7- to 8-year-old children was high. Deep pi... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
Decay: Caries is simply decay of the hard structures of the body, including teeth and bones. Dental caries, if left untreated, is a disease that will progres... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
Dentistry 46 years experience
Maybe: In the nineties a product was widely sold to dentist for the removal of tooth decay. Using air abrasion and/or drilling only on enamel. Most people co... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Inaccurate statement: Latest study: "In conclusion, the prevalence of dental caries in the deciduous and permanent dentitions of 7- to 8-year-old children was high. Deep pi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Holtzman
Dentistry 40 years experience
Decay between teeth: Interproximal caries is the tooth decay that happens inbetween teeth.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 40 years experience
Differentiate: Fluorosis is characterized by deep brown or black hard stains that cannot be polished away with a dental cleaning. Caries can be brown or black howeve... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry 36 years experience
Yes: Fluorosis is characterized by stains on the teeth because of high amount of fluoride...Demineralization if the breakdown of enamel, which can also be ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denny Cho
A Verified Doctoranswered
Dentistry 19 years experience
Fl- Varnish: I would get a Fluoride varnish treatment from your dentist. This Fluoride can slow a cavity down for up to a month.
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership