In most cases, tooth decay can be prevented and even turned around in its early stages with good oral hygiene, a well-balanced diet and regular dental visits. When you go for a dental exam, one of the things your dentist looks for is tooth decay.Using a dental instrument, your dentist looks in the pits and grooves and feels for soft areas on your teeth. Sometimes the disease is visible to your
dentist, but often X-rays are needed to see inside your teeth for signs of tooth decay. If signs of tooth decay are found, it is important to stop it from spreading. Depending on the stage of the disease, your dentist may recommend fluoride applications. As well, your dentist may recommend changes to your oral hygiene routine or your diet.
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