|Nearly all Americans will experience some form of tooth decay in their lifetime. When regular oral cleaning does not occur, decay becomes a risk for teeth. Untreated tooth decay progressively erodes an infected tooth and causes more serious problems. It is important that you visit your dentist for regular exams and cleanings, as well as practice good oral hygiene at home with brushing, flossing and mouthwash.
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