Health Tip: Ward Off Tooth Decay09/28/10
(HealthDay News) -- Tooth decay usually occurs when bacteria eat
away at enamel that covers the teeth, frequently causing
The American Dental Association suggests these steps to help
reduce your risk of tooth decay:
- Using a fluoride toothpaste, brush your teeth at least twice
- Floss your teeth each day.
- Stick to a healthy, balanced diet and avoid snacking between
- Have regular dental checkups and cleanings.
- Get dental sealants, if your dentist recommends them.
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