The combination of oral bacteria and sugar causes teeth decay.
Tooth decay is the process that results in a cavity (dental caries). It occurs when bacteria in your mouth make acids that eat away at a tooth. If not treated, tooth decay can cause pain, infection, and tooth loss.
Composite restoration (tooth colored fillings)
- Tooth colored fillings are a great options to replace decay and restore oral health.
- This is accomplished by removing the decay, bonding the restoration and matching the shade to your tooth.