a woman struggling while wondering how to prevent tooth decay

How to Prevent Tooth Decay

Our general dentistry in Humble, TX often ask what causes and how to prevent tooth decay.  Tooth decay is the invasion of bacteria, which undermines and destroys tooth enamel, the hard outer layer of the teeth. What Causes Tooth Decay? Tooth decay is a process that occurs over time. When we chew foods containing carbohydrates—sugary, sticky foods and beverages—they…