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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
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
11 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
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

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Ledford
28 years experience Dentistry
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
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Dr. Mark Cannon
40 years experience Pediatrics
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
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Dr. Mark Cannon
40 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Low caries from?: Their diet is extremely low in refined sugars. Caries rate is directly associated with sugar consumption.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
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
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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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Have them restored: The only, and i mean only way stop a carious lesion that has progressed into your enamel is to have the decay excavated and the resulting defect resto ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
A dentist !: Consult with a local dentist for treatment.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
44 years experience Dentistry
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Diet: Less sugars/starches.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Holtzman
38 years experience Dentistry
Decay between teeth: Interproximal caries is the tooth decay that happens inbetween teeth.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
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

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