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Tooth decay - NHS Choices

Tooth decay, also known as dental decay or dental caries, is when acids in your mouth dissolve the outer layers of your teeth.

Tooth decay - Prevention - NHS Choices

Maintaining good oral hygiene through brushing and flossing your teeth is one of the most effective ways to prevent tooth decay.

Dental-decay - Medicines and drugs - NHS Choices

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Tooth decay - Causes - NHS Choices

Tooth decay occurs when a sticky acidic film called plaque builds up on your teeth and begins break down the surface of your teeth.

Tooth decay - Treatment - NHS Choices

The treatment for tooth decay largely depends on how advanced the problem is.

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