What are the Causes of Tooth Decay?
Food debris + saliva =
A number of micro-organisms are present in our mouth. Bacteria are commonest among them. Enzymes produced by these
Bacteria, acid, food debris, and saliva combine in the mouth to form a sticky substance called plaque that adheres to the teeth.
Plaque that is not removed from the teeth becomes a hard substance called tartar. Plaque and