Cavities and Restorations

Tooth Decay

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Decay, Cavities and Restorations

Progress of Tooth Decay

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Healthy teeth and roots without signs of decay.

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Early decay may not be easy for you to notice.

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Decay under the surface may be larger than it looks from the outside.

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If not treated, tooth decay can cause an abscess and can lead to serious infections.

Abscess

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If not treated, tooth decay can cause an abscess (arrow) and can lead to serious infections.

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Common Sites of Decay

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Chewing surface decay (Occlusal decay)

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Decay in between teeth (Interproximal decay)

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Decay at the gum line (Cervical decay)

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Root decay (Radicular decay)

Decay Under fillings

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Tooth decay can form under fillings.

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X-ray of tooth with decay under a filling.

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Mar 18, 2019 | Posted by in Dental Hygiene | Comments Off on Cavities and Restorations
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