Tooth decay

Tooth decay through enamel and into dentin

Tooth decay is damage to the enamel of your teeth. It leads to cavities that can affect the deeper layers of the tooth.

Current as of: July 28, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Steven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry
Arden G. Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry

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