Decay, Cavities and Restorations
Progress of Tooth Decay
Healthy teeth and roots without signs of decay.
Early decay may not be easy for you to notice.
Decay under the surface may be larger than it looks from the outside.
If not treated, tooth decay can cause an abscess and can lead to serious infections.
If not treated, tooth decay can cause an abscess (arrow) and can lead to serious infections.
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Chewing surface decay (Occlusal decay)
Decay in between teeth (Interproximal decay)
Decay at the gum line (Cervical decay)
Root decay (Radicular decay)
Decay Under fillings
Tooth decay can form under fillings.
X-ray of tooth with decay under a filling.
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