Tooth decay

Tooth decay through enamel and into dentin

Tooth decay is damage to the enamel of your teeth. It leads to cavities that can affect the deeper layers of the tooth.

Current as of: March 25, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Arden G. Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry