From the teeth to the gums: If left untreated, cavities can lead to a host of infections in the mouth.
Rush to defend: This bacterial invasion of the gums triggers the body’s immune response.
What next?: After six months or more of this battle, the tissue and bone cells.
Widespread tooth loss: In fact, 10% of Americans aged between 50 and 64 have lost all of their teeth.
Plaque: This natural but unpleasant film is called plaque. If we don’t brush it away.