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WHAT IS DENTAL CARIES
Also dental caries is know as tooth decals or cavity, it is described as a break down of tooth due to acid made by bacteria and the cavity maybe a number of different colour from yellow to chalky and to black.
The bacteria involve in dental caries are streptococcus mutants
Sign and symptoms
Colour change on the tooth surface
The risk factor are diabetic mellitus, sjogren's Syndrom
Dental caries is post eruption pathological condition and that has to do with the progressive, irreversible, deminiralization of dental hard tissue and it lead to cavity formation.
Dental caries can be classified as predisposition
On anatomical we have enamel caries, dentinal caries, pulpit caries and root caries.
On predisposition we have radiation caries, recurrent caries.
On site or J B classification we have are one to six .
Class 1 the caries is on the occlusal surface of posterior teeth buccal or lingual pit of the molar
Class 2 the caries is on the proximal surface of the posterior teeth
Class 3 the caries is on the interproximal of anterior teeth without incisal edge involvement
Class 4 the caries is on the interproximal surface of anterior with incisal edge involvement
Class 5 caries on the cervical third of lingual or labial surface of tooth
Class 6 caries on the incisal of occusal edge worn-out due to attrition
How to prevent of dental caries are
Oral hygiene, good eating habit, modification control diet, use of flouride toothpaste, visit dental clinic or hospital for scaling and polishing
How to treat dental caries are
Filling or restoration,root canal therapy, crowing , extraction, replacement
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