23 Jul

Getting treatment for tooth decay treatment in the City of London

The modern world tries to find answers to all questions when it comes to looking after our teeth. For every little problem that arises in the mouth, there is a product designed to help you fight it. Toothpastes, brushes and mouthwashes are designed to keep at bay the biggest peril in the mouth- the build up of plaque. Keeping plaque from the mouth will prevent even bigger problems from arising, such as gum disease and tooth decay. But, the city of London is a very seductive, enticing and fast paced place to live, that offers us all the temptations that can harm all our best laid plans to keep our mouths healthy. For example, it only takes 20 minutes for bacteria to breed amongst the teeth if food is not removed properly; lest we forget, most of us will suffer from some form of tooth decay at some point in our lives, which is where the dentist comes in. Early signs of tooth decay can be picked up with an x-ray and a routine filling can solve the problem. Dental sealants over the surface of the teeth can also help to protect the teeth’s enamel from acids and bacteria; scaling and polishing can help remove plaque and tartar. But avoiding a check-up with your dentist allows time for the decay to infect deep inside the tooth and spread into the root. Then, you will need root canal treatment to save the tooth.