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Also termed caries, tooth decay refers to the destruction of the hard white enamel on the surface of teeth that protects the inner pulp and nerves inside from the elements. This causes exposure of the inner nerves to hot and cold food or drink which leads to pain.
U.S. beverage industry praised for helping in childhood obesity battle

U.S. beverage industry praised for helping in childhood obesity battle

Dental care needs for HIV patients continue to rise

Dental care needs for HIV patients continue to rise

Drinking soft drinks and other beverages through a properly positioned straw can help to minimize the risk of cavities

Drinking soft drinks and other beverages through a properly positioned straw can help to minimize the risk of cavities

Eat raisins to fight gum disease!

Eat raisins to fight gum disease!

Nutritious cranberries good for the heart as well

Nutritious cranberries good for the heart as well

Discovery could ease the pain of sensitive teeth

Discovery could ease the pain of sensitive teeth

Poor oral health can affect newborn

Poor oral health can affect newborn

Sports drinks can damage teeth

Sports drinks can damage teeth

Oral hygiene during preschool years can mean a lifetime of good oral health

Oral hygiene during preschool years can mean a lifetime of good oral health

Dental therapy that regenerates the tooth enamel rather than drilling

Dental therapy that regenerates the tooth enamel rather than drilling

Simple saliva test can predict whether children will get cavities

Simple saliva test can predict whether children will get cavities

Instant tea may be a source of harmful levels of fluoride

Instant tea may be a source of harmful levels of fluoride

Link between socio-economic status and tooth decay

Link between socio-economic status and tooth decay

New devices for people who suffer dry mouth or lack of saliva

New devices for people who suffer dry mouth or lack of saliva

Scientists crack tooth decay

Scientists crack tooth decay

Gum disease vaccination aim of world-first research

Gum disease vaccination aim of world-first research

BDA raises concerns over lack of improvement in the percentage of five-year-olds suffering serious decay

BDA raises concerns over lack of improvement in the percentage of five-year-olds suffering serious decay

Men's oral hygiene far behind women's

Men's oral hygiene far behind women's