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Harden Up - How to Keep Your Teeth Hole Free

November 04, 2013 05:56pm | Tooth Decay and Holes or Cavities in Teeth

Previous posts have focused on the dynamic nature of the hardening and softening of teeth.  This is something happening both ways and depending on which one is happening mo... Read more

The Critical Balance of Tooth Decay

August 11, 2013 02:49pm | Tooth Decay and Holes or Cavities in Teeth

We previously described teeth as having a lattice structure ... when the lattice is full with its building blocks it is extremely strong , when the building blocks are remo... Read more

How Those Little Nasties Rot Our Teeth

June 30, 2013 09:17am | Tooth Decay and Holes or Cavities in Teeth

The microflora we have been talking about in earlier blog posts, matures and forms plaque on the tooth surface (the white, sticky and rough stuff we brush off when we clean our ... Read more

Those Little Nasties That Rot Our Teeth

June 16, 2013 09:08am | Tooth Decay and Holes or Cavities in Teeth

Where do these germs/bacteria that rot our teeth come from? When we are within our mother's womb we are considered 'sterile' and as we then pass through the birth ca... Read more

Those Rotten Causes of Tooth Decay

June 08, 2013 04:26pm | Tooth Decay and Holes or Cavities in Teeth

Plaque (germs or bacteria) grows and attaches to the teeth, weakening the teeth enough for holes to form and cause tooth decay.  Plaque needs an energy source to ... Read more

Tooth Decay - The HOLE Lowdown

June 03, 2013 04:04pm | Tooth Decay and Holes or Cavities in Teeth

Tooth Decay is the primary cause of holes / cavities, in teeth.  Areas where tooth decay is present are also referred to as "caries".Tooth Decay is technically an infecti... Read more

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