Dental Health Health Center
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Table of Contents
Dental Health generally covers the topics of:
- Tooth Decay, a common, preventable problem for people of all ages. Tooth decay occurs when acid produced from plaque harms teeth's enamel, which causes holes over time. These holes are called cavities and can only be fixed by dentists.
- Gum Disease begins when plaque builds up along and under the gum line. This plaque causes infections that hurt the gum and bone that hold teeth in place. Sometimes gum disease makes gums tender and more likely to...