Strong, healthy teeth help you chew the right foods which help you grow. Teeth also help you speak clearly and they help you look your best. Taking care of your teeth prevents plaque from growing. Plaque is a clear film of bacteria or “sugar bugs” that stick to your teeth.
Every year, Over 175 million teeth are filled in the U.S. to repair damage from cavities. A blend of bacteria, sugar, and immune factors create a complex process that affects the quality of life in every age group. Did you know that researchers are uncovering innovative methods that could make traditional fillings a practice of the past? Here’s a look at what’s ahead!
You probably know that your mouth is home to one of the largest populations of bacteria in your body. While they’re an independent bunch, you can dramatically influence their effect on your health. It starts with understanding how the key bacterial players operate and your role in altering their destructive tendencies.