The Prevalence of dental caries among certain population

Boshala, Farag Saleh (2019-03-19)

Dental caries is the scientific term for tooth decay or cavities. It is caused by specific types of bacteria. They produce acid that destroys the tooth's enamel and the layer under it, the dentin. Many different types of bacteria normally live in the human mouth. They build up on the teeth in a sticky film called plaque. The bacteria turn sugar and carbohydrates (starches) in the foods we eat into acids


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