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What are the varieties and stages of tooth decay

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not everyone knows that this disease, like caries can be classified. But still, dental caries is indeed the variety. It can appear on the tooth surface in any place. The most complicated varieties of this disease are:

  • visory caries;
  • cervical caries.

Visory — is tooth decay, which develops in fissures, and cervical — on the cervical region of the tooth.

Cervical is the most difficult type of caries. The problem is that in RANS the neck of the tooth, the enamel layer is very thin, as well as for cleaning at home, these places are very remote.

Missury is the most common type of tooth decay. It is in these places accumulate pieces of food and to remove them is very difficult. In dentistry for the prevention of this type of caries ispozuetsya the fissures.

Next we will examine in detail .


Key stage of tooth decay:

  • 1st stage the disease on the tooth enamel are formed a light-yellowish spots. At this time there may not be any discomfort, but this does not mean that these spots don't need to pay attention;
  • middle stage this disease except the enamel of the tooth, is damaged as well and dentin (this is the main tissue of the tooth, which is much softer than the enamel). Tooth decay can reach the deep stage at this stage extremely quickly, therefore, to treat him better without delay. At this stage, can be seen minor changes in the external condition of the teeth, namely: shallow cavities, dark spots. When you receive sour and sweet food, hot and cold, the patient may experience a dull pain in the damaged tooth decay the teeth;
  • deep stage this disease the patient experiences very severe pain during eating cold and hot food and when exposed to acidic, salty and sweet. If the pain goes away after 10-15 min. - this means that the decay has not yet developed into pulpitis, and the tooth still has a chance for salvation. Sometimes even with deep caries on the surface of tooth enamel are observed only slight damage, while the inside of the tooth can have serious damage. 1-they are an indicator of deep caries, can be bad breath, which is caused by rotting food residues that accumulate in the cavity, and an active reproduction of pathogenic bacteria.

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