You’ve probably been told several times in your life that you should brush your teeth twice a day. Have you ever wondered why (besides the simple “it’s good for your oral health” answer, of course)? Brushing and flossing your teeth is part of an important hygiene regime that helps prevent tooth decay.
What is tooth decay? The infographic below breaks down everything you need to know about tooth decay, including how to prevent it and how it’s treated.
The following video further explains how the tooth decay process occurs inside the mouth.
So remember, if you are concerned about tooth decay, the best thing that you can do is practice good oral hygiene, limit your sugar intake, and visit your dentist regularly.
Take care of your smile!